The top 7 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 5
From former PM Olmert’s interview with CNN to the last nuclear reactor in Japan, Haaretz.com sums up the day’s top headlines.
A father of two young girls was stabbed to death overnight Friday in Be’er Sheva, in an altercation allegedly following a request from local youth to quiet down.
In an interview with CNN, Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert claims that right-wing Americans spent “millions and millions of dollars” to thwart his attempt to reach a lasting peace agreement with the Palestinians.
Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets on Friday demanding an end to the country's 18-year-old Wadi Araba peace treaty with Israel.
An explosion in a car wash in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo killed at least five people on Saturday, while another blast in the capital city of Damascus destroyed nine cars
Japanese utility Hokkaido Electric Power Co began shutting down the country's last active nuclear reactor on Saturday, leaving the world's third-biggest user of atomic energy with no nuclear-derived electricity for the first time since 1970..
One person died on Friday in clashes between the Egyptian military and protesters in Cairo, resulting in a military-enforced curfew in the area.
Adam Yauch, member of the famous hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys, known by his stage name MCA dies of cancer at age 47 a month after missing the group’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony.