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      Archive: 7/18/2012
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        7/18/2012, Tammuz 28, 5772

      IDF Hold Special Meeting on Syrian Civil War


      The Israel Defense Force Chief of Staff Major General Benny Gantz is holding a special assessment following the latest deadly attack in Syria in which the Syria Defense Minister was killed. Other top IDF officials are joining him Wednesday afternoon to discuss the situation. Syria is Israel's neighbor to the north. Rebel forces are fighting against the regime of President Bashar Assad.