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PM Netanyahu and Culture and Sports Minister Livnat Meet with Composer Nachum Heiman

"You are in our pantheon of artists. You have authored so many of the wonderful songs that I and my family grew up on. My brother Yoni especially loved your songs." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat, this afternoon met with composer and artist, and Israel Prize laureate, Nachum Heiman and asked him to serve as a special adviser for a project to strengthen Hebrew song that will include, inter alia, digitizing generations of Hebrew songs and making them more accessible.The project is the joint initiative of the Prime Minister's Office Heritage Branch and the…
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IDF continues to thwart terror attacks in Judea and Samaria

  In the past 2 weeks the Kfir Brigade has seized illegal weapons and foiled an attempt to attack IDF forces with a pipe bomb     The IDF’s Kfir Brigade continues to record operational successes, thwarting terror attacks in Judea and Samaria. Over the past two weeks, soldiers of its Netzah Yehuda Battalion discovered an illegal hunting rifle and dozens of bullets in a Palestinian vehicle in the area of Jenin, and a force of Kfir’s Haruv Battalion arrested an adolescent armed with a pipe bomb in the Etzion sector of Samaria.“On Wednesday of last week [June 19], a…
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IDF uncovers large cache of illegal weapons in Samaria

The weapons found in the homes of terror suspects in the Samaria town of Nablus included assault rifle parts and a large range of ammunition IDF forces seized a large cache of illegal weapons discovered in the homes of terror suspects in Nablus.Among the weapons seized were handguns, M-16 assault rifle parts, dozens of magazines and a large variety of ammunition and military equipment. Three suspects were arrested in connection with the weapons and transferred to security forces for questioning.Overall, 19 terror suspects were arrested overnight throughout the Jordan Valley and Judea and Samaria regions.In the past two months more…
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IDF Chief of Staff: Israel’s Military Will Be Smaller but Stronger

“Every day here could end differently than it started. Therefore, we are charged with maintaining vigilance, intelligence surveillance, the appropriate preparedness, the ability to move from one situation to another at the maximum possible speed " Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz discussed cuts in Israel’s defense budget and their implications for the IDF speaking at a conference of the Manufacturers Association of Israel. “We live in a challenging environment,” the Chief of Staff said. “Every day here could end differently than it started. Therefore, we are charged with maintaining vigilance, intelligence surveillance, the appropriate preparedness, the…
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Hezbollah Involvement in Syria Sparks Concern

  Hezbollah has had a major impact on the Syrian civil war since the end of May when Nasrallah declared the movement would redouble its support of Assad Jamie Dettmer BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON — Lebanon's Shia Muslim movement Hezbollah is known for its discipline, but the decision to fight in the Syrian civil war has prompted doubts among some supporters. Enter any Shi'ite town in the Beka'a Valley or in southern Lebanon and you know instantly you're in Hezbollah territory. Hezbollah's yellow flag with the green logo of the Shia party flutters from lampposts and minarets. Photographs of the movement's…
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Egypt's President Ousted; Military Names Interim Head of State

Moving to contain the weeklong protests and violence that claimed the lives of almost 40 people, the military placed vehicles around the demonstrations prior to the announcement Sharon Behn CAIRO — Egypt's powerful military has ousted the country's first democratically elected civilian leader, President Mohamed Morsi. Thousands of anti-Morsi protesters cheered upon hearing the news. Hundreds of thousands of people burst into cheers and beeped their horns in Cairo as the military announced on national television that President Mohamed Morsi was no longer the leader of the country. The military ouster of Morsi came after days of demonstrations against the…
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Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta Lands in Israel and Will Meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu

  Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, landed in Israel and was welcomed at Ben-Gurion International Airport by Minister Yuval Steinitz. Tomorrow he will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Italian Prime Minister Letta has been in office since 28 April 2013; this is his first visit to Israel. Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Italian counterpart will discuss strengthening bilateral relations including economic cooperation, the need to stop the Iranian nuclear program, the unstable situation in Syria and the need to advance the peace process with the Palestinians. Italy is Israel's second most important research and development partner in Europe after…
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Kerry, Netanyahu Meet as Israel Stresses Security

  Secretary Kerry is shuttling between Jerusalem and Jordan's capital, Amman, in hopes of jumpstarting Middle East peace talks U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a bid to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. The two men held talks over a working dinner late Thursday in Jerusalem. They made no public comments before the meeting. Earlier Thursday, Netanyahu said Israel will not waiver on its security concerns. "We want peace because we want to live in peace. It's true, we don't want a bi-national state, but don't let anyone be under the illusion…
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