- Argentine foreign minister accuses Israel of giving 'ammunition to anti-Semites,' sources say - Hector Timerman's remarks were made during a dressing down of Israel's envoy Dorit Shavit, after Israel tried to get explanation about the Argentina-Iran agreement to create a 'truth commission' to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center. (Haaretz+)
- PM considers cancelling Likud primaries - Netanyahu mulls creating 'arrangements committee' as opposed to primary elections in attempt to eliminate scenarios in which, 'people who do not vote Likud, determine its party list.' (Ynet)
- Survey: 53.5% of (Israeli) youth don't know what the Oslo Accords are - The survey examined the Zionist positions of the youth. Some 7% thought it was a treaty with Egypt. (Maariv, p. 16)
- Secret meeting of Bratzlav ultra-Orthodox with senior officials in Palestinian Authority - Meeting held at Muqata'a in Ramallah to discuss regularizing visits to Joseph's Tomb in Nablus. Bratzlavs: "The army discriminates against us, so we are trying to work directly with the Palestinians." IDF: "The visit was not coordinated with us, the agreement is dangerous and invalid." (Maariv, p. 8)
- Weapons cache found in Galilee preschools - Morning raid by Police in village of Abu Snan turns up RPG rockets, LAW missiles and explosives. (Ynet)
- Likud ministers say Israel's defense budget will be cut - The 2013 budget has not been approved. It is expected to include about NIS 15 billion in cuts. (Haaretz+)
- Syrian defense minister indicates Syria won't retaliate against Israel - Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij says alleged Israeli airstrike was part of a plan to destroy Syria internally, and calls Syrian rebels Israel's "tools" • According to al-Freij, Israel and "armed gangs coordinated together to target the research center." (Israel Hayom)
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