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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93 – New York Times



New York Times
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who as the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party became a fiery figure in Israeli politics championing the interests of Jews of Middle Eastern and North African origin, died here on Monday. He was 93.
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Israel’s Internet speed jumps 52% in single year, fastest growth rate in the world – Haaretz



Haaretz
Israel's Internet speed jumps 52% in single year, fastest growth rate in the world
Haaretz
Average Internet speed in Israel at the beginning of 2013 was 7 megabytes per second, largely thanks to recent infrastructure investments by Bezeq and HOT. But cellular Internet speeds remain low. By Amir Teig | Jul. 25, 2013 | 12:43 PM 
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Iran’s ‘diplomat sheikh’ brings new tone to nuclear talks – Christian Science Monitor



Christian Science Monitor
Iran's 'diplomat sheikh' brings new tone to nuclear talks
Christian Science Monitor
Despite Hassan Rohani's impressive revolutionary pedigree, it is his quarter-century of involvement with Iran's nuclear program that will most interest the US and Israel. Skip to next paragraph. In Pictures Iran: from green to purple. Related stories. How much 
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Israel police say guard at Western Wall in Jerusalem fatally shot Jewish man … – CBS News



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Israel police say guard at Western Wall in Jerusalem fatally shot Jewish man
CBS News
JERUSALEM Israeli police said a guard shot a Jewish man dead Friday at a key Jerusalem holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said a private security guard at the Western Wall "fired a number of shots" at a man who appeared suspicious. The guard 
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UN: Palestinian children tortured, used as human shields by Israel – Haaretz



Haaretz
UN: Palestinian children tortured, used as human shields by Israel
Haaretz
New UN human rights agency report claims Israeli forces arbitrarily arrest Palestinian children in Gaza and West Bank, subject them to degrading treatment, exploit them to scope out potentially dangerous buildings and use them as shields to deter stone 
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2 charged with plot to build lethal X-ray weapon – USA TODAY



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2 charged with plot to build lethal X-ray weapon
USA TODAY
The pair allegedly intended to use the radiation-emitting device against 'enemies of Israel.' Two New Yorkers were arrested and charged Wednesday for allegedly building a remote-controlled device for sending lethal doses of X-rays against enemies of Israel 
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European Commission and others question Google about Glass privacy issues – The Verge



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European Commission and others question Google about Glass privacy issues
The Verge
The European Commission and officials in several countries are asking Google executive Eric Schmidt whether Google is equipped to deal with the privacy implications of its Glass heads-up display. In an open letter, privacy commissioners from Israel, 
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President Peres bestows Bill Clinton with Israel’s highest medal of distinction – Haaretz



Haaretz
President Peres bestows Bill Clinton with Israel's highest medal of distinction
Haaretz
The award took place as a part of the fifth annual 'Facing Tomorrow' conference, hosted by Peres, which this year coincides with Peres' 90th birthday, bringing honored guests to Israel from across the world. By Haaretz | Jun.19, 2013 | 1:27 PM 
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Reports in Syria: Israel attacked another airport – Ynetnews



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Reports in Syria: Israel attacked another airport
Ynetnews
News outlets affiliated with the Syrian opposition estimated that a massive explosion heard Sunday night at the Al-Maza military airport west of Damascus area was the result of an Israeli attack. The reports quoted opposition activists as saying that the blast at 
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Bennett: Two-state solution at dead end; Erekat: Israel not serious about peace – Jerusalem Post



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Bennett: Two-state solution at dead end; Erekat: Israel not serious about peace
Jerusalem Post
At settler conference, Bayit Yehudi head calls to annex Area C: "We have to move from solving the problem to living with the problem." The idea that a Palestinian state will be created in Israel has come to a dead end, Economics and Trade Minister Naftali 
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