A nation mourns as slain teens laid to rest side by side

By ISRAEL HAYOM— The citizens of Israel were shocked and saddened on Monday when news emerged that the bodies of the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on June 12 were discovered in a field west of Halhul, near Hebron. The funerals of Gil-ad Shaer and U.S.-Israeli national Naftali Frenkel, both 16, and Eyal Yifrach,…

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Netanyahu calls the families of three murdered boys

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Israeli searchers on Monday discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers, who were abducted on June 12, north of Hebron in the West Bank. The bodies were found near Halhul on Monday afternoon. Israeli security forces, which had been conducting extensive searches in the area, sealed off the area and declared…

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Netanyahu: Hamas will pay for deaths of three kidnapped boys

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— Hamas is responsible for the murder of the Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrah and Gil-Ad Shaer, and Hamas will pay, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday evening at the start of an emergency security cabinet meeting called to determine how to respond to the murders. Netanyahu said that the three teens were…

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Majority of Palestinians now oppose two-state solution, new poll finds

By MICHAEL WILNER, JPOST— A clear majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip oppose a two-state solution to end their struggle with Israel, according to a poll released on Wednesday. Sixty percent of those polled, including 55% in the West Bank and 68% in Gaza, reject permanently accepting Israel’s existence and…

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Israeli mothers try to shake an indifferent world

By BOAZ BISMUTH, ISRAEL HAYOM— As the mothers of the other two kidnapped Israeli teens sat behind her, Rachel Frenkel, the mother of Naftali Frenkel, made a moving plea before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday. After Frenkel’s speech, I saw two Muslim representatives outside, one from Western Sahara and the…

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Dozens of suspected Palestinian terror tunnels, weapons labs discovered in West Bank

By ABE KATSMAN, BREITBART— The Israeli military has discovered dozens of suspected terror tunnels and weapons laboratories in the Hebron area during Operation Brother’s Keeper, the operation to find three teen boys kidnapped by Hamas, reports Israeli news site Ynet. Members of Israel’s elite engineering unit Yahalom uncovered the tunnels and laboratories while searching for…

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Netanyahu slams ‘disgraceful’ Presbyterian divestment

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the decision of the US Presbyterian Church to divest from three companies that provide supplies to the IDF and residents of Judea and Samaria. Dubbing the recent vote “disgraceful,” Netanyahu told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that “most Americans understand that Israel is a…

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Syria Asks UN to Take Action Against Israel

By ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, on Sunday asked the United Nations to take actions against Israel, claiming it violated the 1974 ceasefire agreement in the Golan Heights. According to Syria’s SANA news agency, Mekdad spoke with the Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, who is visiting…

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