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Ayatollah’s Health Sparks Talk of Succession

Ayatollah’s Health Sparks Talk of Succession

Today’s Top Stories 1. Images of Iran’s hospitalized supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are sparking speculation over his successor as well as an unprecedented Iranian media blitz. The 75-year-old Khamenei recently underwent prostate surgery. Reuters explains: “The clergy are looking for somebody to guarantee the interests of the clergy. The Revolutionary Guards are looking for

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Israel Strikes Syria After Border Blast

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Israeli air force launched air strikes against Syrian military targets after a bomb blastĀ  injured four IDF soldiers patrolling the border. Yaakov LappinĀ and Ron Ben-Yishai see Hezbollah as the