The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, June 27
From Israeli army orders demolition of Palestinian structures and EU sustainability project in West Bank village, to opening of Muslim prayer rooms in Israeli hospitals. Haaretz.com brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
Peace with Palestinians is a must, but it wouldn’t stop defamation of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. A senior Likud minister told Haaretz that Netanyahu would be willing to withdraw from 90 percent of the West Bank as long as Israel’s security concerns are met.
Contrary to the Western view that the Syrian civil-war has swung Assad's way, a senior Israeli security official says that neither side has the military strength to prevail.
Israeli army has raided a Palestinian village in the West Bank south Hebron Hills and distributed demolition orders for tents, solar panels and other structures set up with the help of the EU for humanitarian purposes.
Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's demand to legalize the West Bank outpost of Mitzpeh Kramim met resistance from Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein. The High Court of Justice is scheduled to deliberate a Palestinian petition plan against construction next week.
Israel’s six largest hospitals will have Muslim prayer rooms within the next 18 months, the Health Ministry assured the High Court of Justice.
The Israeli army’s practice of discouraging private clinics from sending soldiers on leave to the ER can potentially cause soldiers harm, said a senior medical official. A senior military source rejected the claim, saying they haven't found any cases where soldiers weren't referred to emergency treatment despite needing it.
The ruling that has ordered the Tel Aviv municipality to properly enforce its ban against operating businesses on Shabbat, or repeal it altogether, is threatening what had been a comfortable, though unofficial arrangement.
The revolutionary cardboard bicycle, which is cheap and lightweight, heads closer to production with a major crowd-funding push in Israel.
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