Katz has doubts about railway reform


Transportation minister is discovering that railway construction is more expensive
and complicated than in the Ottoman era.

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Libyan leader’s son Saif al-Arab killed in NATO strike


Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi survives airstrike that killed his 29-year-old son and three of his grandchildren after three missiles are dropped on their Tripoli home.

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Syria PM: Gov’t to propose political, economic reforms


Assad’s forces kill 70 in Deraa, protesters remain defiant; US-based dissident to ‘Post’: Assad ‘dead man walking.’

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Gov’t worries after Cairo plans to open Rafah crossing


Opening Rafah would help Hamas build a formidable terrorist military machine, a government source says.

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Kahlon: Annex W. Bank in response to unilateralism


Likud minister joins calls for annexation if Palestinians declare statehood; “We’ll also declare – as children say: ‘you started it.'”

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Incoming Reform chief rabbi’s Zionist credentials spur rift


Reform Movement leaders criticize ad taken out against Rabbi Jacobs’ appointment as chief rabbi; ADL: Attacks harmful to spirit of unity.

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Israel concerned about Palestinian unity

JERUSALEM: Israel expressed its concern Saturday to the UN about a reconciliation deal between Palestinian factions, as Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya said he was ready to resign as part of the pact.

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All of Israel within Rocket Range under Hamas-Fatah State

Follow Israel news on and . A new illustrated map presented by the pro-Israel Americans for a Safe Israel ASFI shows that a Hamas-Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority state would leave all of what would remain of Israel within Katyusha range.

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Israel tells UN of ‘concern’ at Palestinian unity

Israel expressed its concern Saturday to the UN about a reconciliation deal between Palestinian factions, as Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya said he was ready to resign as part of the pact.

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‘138 Baath Party members resign to protest Syria crackdown’


Mostly low-level members of ruling party show contempt for violence used on anti-gov’t demonstrators, report says; tanks shell, storm Deraa’s old quarter; 6 killed; rights group: 85 killed in latest round of fighting.

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