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Tammuz 15, 5774 / Sunday, July 13, 2014

Teenage Boy Seriously Injured by Rockets in Ashkelon

17 year-old transferred to Barzilai hospital for immediate treatment; Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for rocket fire.
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Middle East, 1:29 PM

PA Official Admits: Israel Follows International Law, We Don't

Palestinian envoy to UN Human Rights Council says Hamas rockets are 'crimes against humanity', while Israeli strikes are legal.
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Global Agenda, 12:52 PM

International Calls for Cease-fire Intensify

France joins calls for Israel to show 'restraint' in Gaza operation, Hamas ceasefire, despite reports of disinterest on both sides.
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Defense/Security, 12:48 PM

Minister Presents Detailed Plan for Israel to Stop Aid to Gaza

Plan to include establishment of international waypoint, artificial 'island', and full border between Israel and Gaza.
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Defense/Security, 12:20 PM

Report: Hamas, Not Israel, Rejected Cease-Fire

Sources say Hamas offered 40-hour ceasefire last week, but rejected it; Cairo working quietly for ceasefire despite contrary reports.
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News from America

Anti-Israel Protesters 'Assault' Pro-Israel Activists in Boston

Radical anti-Zionist demonstration outside Israeli consulate in Boston turns ugly; pro-Israel activist files assault charges.
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