Israel Political Brief January 30, 2013: Israel fires missile along Lebanon-Syria border

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Israel fires missile along Lebanon-Syria border

Source: Washington Post, 1-30-13

Israeli aircraft fired at a truck convoy along the Lebanon-Syria border early Wednesday, a Western official and a former Lebanese security official said, days after a cabinet minister warned Israel might take action to prevent the transfer of chemical weapons….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief January 30, 2013: President Shimon Peres receives official Knesset elections results

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Peres receives official Knesset elections results

Source: JTA, 1-30-13

Israeli President Shimon Peres received the official results of the elections for the 19th Knesset….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief January 30, 2013: Israel to boycott UN Human Rights Council review

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Israel to boycott UNHRC review

Source: Ynet News, 1-30-13

A diplomatic crisis in the making? In an unprecedented move, Israel announced that it will boycott a regular review by the UN’s Human Rights Council….READ MORE

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