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Elul 23, 5774 / Thursday, September 18, 2014
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IDF: Five Rocket Sirens - All False Alarms

Confusion reigns as IDF dismisses initial reports, says series of sirens in southern Israel false alarms.
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Inside Israel, 2:25 PM

TV Host Let Off the Hook for Defaming IDF Soldier

TV hostess Ilana Dayan had accused IDF Captain R. of 'verifying a kill' in Gaza; court dismisses appeal for 300,000 NIS damages.
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Inside Israel, 12:50 PM

Huge Increase in Demand for IDF Holiday Prayer Services

To help satisfy the huge demand for holiday services, a group of Hesder graduates is sending volunteers to IDF bases.
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Middle East, 12:38 PM

Iran: 'Happy' Music Video Makers Sentenced to 91 Lashes

Six Iranian youths given suspended jail sentences, lashes, for producing viral version of Pharrell William's hit single.
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Middle East, 2:17 PM

Watch: Syrian Child Soldier 'Feels Nothing' Killing Soldiers

Lebanese TV report highlights growing presence of child soldiers in Syria; 12-year-old sniper tells how he 'got used' to killing soldiers.
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Inside Israel

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Compound Near Beit Shemesh

Impressive Byzantine-era compound shedding light on life 1,000 years ago unearthed during preparations to build new neighborhood.
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Hassidic Superstar Fried in Beit El: Shehechayanu! 2,500 people went to Beit El in Samaria to see and hear hassidic song great Avraham Fried perform.

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Carer Steals 250,000 Shekels From Elderly Man50-year-old woman in Golan Heights suspected of manipulating her position to pocket vast sums over the course of nine years.

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History in Pictures

How Did WWI End in Palestine?Skipping to the end of the Great War that began 100 years ago..