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NEWSLINK: Israel finds bodies of three missing teenagers in West Bank

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[“Israel finds bodies of three missing teenagers in West Bank” – Reuters 6.30.14] Reuters covers the discovery, in the West Bank, of the bodies of three Israeli teenage Jewish seminarians. The seminarians¬†previously had been missing for several weeks. Israel blames Palestinian faction Hamas and vows a response. The bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found in the occupied West Bank on Monday and Israel

NEWSLINK: Israeli air strikes target Syria after Golan death

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[“Israeli air strikes target Syria after Golan death” – BBC 6.22.14] BBC covers Israeli claims to have launched new attacks on targets in Syria, this time in response to the death of an Israeli youth in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The [Israeli] military said it had attacked nine targets in response to the killing of a 15-year-old boy in a strike in the occupied Golan

Israeli War Planes Reportedly Attack Convoy Inside Syria

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Israel reportedly used air power to attack inside Syria Thursday morning, Jan. 31, 2013, according to sources cited by multiple media. Rather than entering directly into the Syrian civil war, the Israeli strike was on a convoy near the Syrian border with Lebanon.  The convoy reportedly was carrying sophisticated Russian surface-to-air missiles possibly headed into Lebanon to supply Hezbollah. Nevertheless, while Israel did not enter

United States and Israel preparing military operation in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights?

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UPI reports, based upon a claim in Middle Eastern source al-Quds al-Arabi, that the United States and Israel are preparing a military intervention in the Golan Heights: Israel is in secret talks with Syrian rebels to help find the remains of an executed Israeli spy and prepare for an operation, al-Quds al-Arabi reports. The report said Israeli officials held talks in Jordan with Syrian opposition