In rocket fire, ISIS' Sinai affiliate is seeking to punish Israel for its purported Israeli assistance to Egyptian security forces. For the time being, Israel has little else to do but tighten intelligence sharing with Egypt.
- Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Panama's capital, no immediate reports of injuries (AP)
- Bill restricting fundraising by political nonprofits passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
- U.S. President Trump announces that General McMaster named national security adviser (Reuters)
- Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign minister (Reuters)
- After Trump remarks, Saudi repeats Palestinian state support (AP)
- Turkish army says 34 Kurdish militants killed in air strikes in Iraq (Reuters)
- Iraqi troops push into ISIS-held southern outskirts of Mosul (AP)
- Turkey detains over 1,500 in latest operations over alleged militant links (Reuters)
- VP Mike Pence: EU, U.S. share common values, will search for new common ground with Russia (Reuters)
- Famine declared in parts of South Sudan by UN, local government (AP)
- U.S. service member dies in non-combat related incident in Iraq (Reuters)
- Two rockets fired from Sinai hit southern Israel (Haaretz)
- Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exercises, local news reports (AP)
- Report: Washington preparing to bring North Korean officials to U.S. for talks (Reuters)
- Telephone owned by Adolf Hitler sells for $243,000 (AP)
Anyone caught entering Israel illegally via occupied territories would be forced to pay about 5,000 shekels to hire private firm for every court hearing.
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