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IDF Under Fire Along Egyptian Border

IDF Under Fire Along Egyptian Border

Today’s Top Stories 1. Breaking news: As today’s roundup went to press, there were early¬†reports of an IDF patrol along the Egyptian border coming under fire. The IDF confirmed that two soldiers were injured. The army returned fire on the unknown assailants. Egyptian forces reportedly¬†clashed with the presumably same gunmen. The IDF is trying to

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UN Peacekeepers Evacuate Syria

Today’s Top Stories 1. UN peacekeepers monitoring the Israeli-Syrian border withdrew from their positions on the Syrian side, evacuating to Israel. Does the inability of the blue-helmet forces to work both sides of the border essentially spell the end of their mission?¬†CNN coverage. 2. UN envoy Robert Serry threw a lifeline to Hamas: UN: Palestinian

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PA Snarls Egalitarian Prayer at Western Wall

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. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is negotiating with Sweden to revamp the UN’s peacekeeping forces in the Golan. According to Haaretz, the Swedes would head up a Scandinavian contingent with

Job Opportunity: Peacekeepers Wanted

Help wanted: UN peacekeeping force in the Golan seeks replacement monitors for Austrian and possibly Filipino personnel. Responsibilities include patrolling buffer zone, assisting Red Cross, identifying minefields, occasionally greeting Syrian and Druze brides, avoiding being abducted, and looking good in blue headgear for TV crews. No Russians — nationals from the U.N. Security Council’s five

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