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1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

Gush Katif evacuees struggle with temporary bomb shelters

The prefabricated temporary homes that currently house evacuees of the 2005 Gaza disengagement plan, even the larger "caravillas," were never meant to be permanent.

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2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Stuffed animal dog helps children cope with post-trauma from war

Some 330 children with post-trauma were treated using this method in communities surrounding Gaza, and other locations as well.

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5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

CEO at heart of Ashdod port scandal arrested for witness tampering

The CEO of a company at the heart of the Ashdod port corruption case was arrested on Monday on charges of obstruction, for allegedly trying to manipulate witnesses in the case against him and officials at the Ashdod port.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Russia Taday

Chinese hackers obtained info on Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system - report

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 9, 2014.

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Scotsman.com

Gaza: Nine children die in attack on playground

A truce between Israel and Hamas remained elusive despite diplomatic efforts to end the fighting at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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Jerusalem Post

Rocket lands in open area in Tel Aviv area; 1 in Rishon; 1 intercepted over Ashdod

Following rocket alert sirens on Tuesday morning at around 2:30 a.m., one rocket fired from Gaza fell in an open area of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area.

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Jerusalem Post

Two rockets from Gaza land in open areas in Tel Aviv area and Rishon Lezion

A third rocket is intercepted over the port city of Ashdod; no injuries or damage reported in the barrage; IDF says 51 rockets and mortars were fired at Israel on Monday.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Lone soldier' depicts war's impact on kids NEW

With an Israeli mother and an American father who made aliya at the age of 26, "Judaism and Zionism were always major forces in my life."

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The Washington Post

Paying for Israela s wars

Israel's Iron Dome air-defense system fires to intercept a rocket over the city of Ashdod on July 8. While the mounting human losses in the current battle between Hamas and Israel rightly preoccupy the world, the financial costs of Israel's three-week long war with Gaza are also astonishing.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Employment Services in Parts of South Closed to Public Today

The Employment Services offices in the cities of Kiryat Malachi, Kiryat Gat Yavne and Ofakim will be closed to the public today .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vital Football

Rumour Mill Update-Oh Bhoy, Efe Ambrose

The Clarets are looking to bring 25-year-old Celtic defender, Efe Ambrose to Turf Moor if media reports in the Mail on Sunday are true.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Shaked Visits MDA Station in Ashdod

MK Ayelet Shaked visited on Sunday the Magen David Adom station in Ashdod, where she observed the work of the paramedics in the midst of Operation Protective Edge.

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Jerusalem Post

Ministerial committee approves new land, sea gas reception terminals

Sunday's approval occurred followed a recent authorization in June to move forward with the program from the National Council for Planning and Building.

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The Times of Israel

Mavi Marmara group plans new Gaza aid convoy

Israeli Navy vessels escort the Mavi Marmara to the port of Ashdod, May 31, 2010.

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Jerusalem Post

Rivlin continues condolence calls to families of fallen soldiers

All of Israel is engaged in Operation Preventive Edge, says Rivlin, and the eyes of the nation are on soldiers who represent the heart of the people.

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Chicago Tribune

Hamas calls for another Gaza truce as fighting resumes

A humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip collapsed Sunday after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling, in a fresh setback to efforts to secure a permanent ceasefire.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lucianne.com

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Reports in Israeli media cite IAF pilots who bitterly complain that due to the strict limitations placed on their use of fire, they sometimes have to refrain from helping comrades facing terrorist fire on the ground.

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Ynetnews

Rockets fired minutes after ceasefire's deadline

Four mortars were fired on Israel only a minute after 8 pm, the hour the ceasefire between Israel and factions fighting in Gaza was set to expire.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli court extends detention of prisoner detained during offensive

The civil court of Ashdod extended the detention of Afif al-Jarrah for seven days starting Friday, a Palestinian Prisoner's Society lawyer said Friday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Motley Fool

Despite Second-Quarter Challenges, Noble Energy's Long-Term Prospects Remain Bright

Key second-quarter numbers Noble reported a second-quarter profit of $192 million, or $0.52 a share, down from $377 million, or $1.04 a share, in the year-earlier period.Earnings were negatively affected by an 8.4% rise in operating expenses and a $187 million loss on commodity derivatives.

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