The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, January 13
From Ariel Sharon's funeral, to the African migrant strike coming to an end, Haaretz brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
Israeli and world leaders pay final respects to Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at an official ceremony at the Knesset. The funeral then took place at the Sycamore Ranch, Sharon's farm in the Negev, where he was buried.
Two rockets were fired at Israel from the Gaza strip just hours before Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's funeral. The Israel Defense Forces say the rockets did not land in Israel.
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority didn't uphold its commitments to the High Court of Justice regarding the way it supervises a right-wing NGO's management of the City of David National Park, an internal report has revealed.
A series of cables from the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to the State Department that were leaked to WikiLeaks show that Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was planning diplomatic moves beyond Gaza, eyeing negotiated withdrawals from the West Bank.
Leaders of the African migrant protest announced that the strike would end Monday, citing the threat to workers' livelihoods and their ability to support their families, but the protest is expected to resume Wednesday.
Israel approved a plan to develop hundreds of new agricultural plots in the Golan Heights over the next five years, giving new agricultural plots to 750 families. 375 million shekels will be earmarked for preparing the land, improving water infrastructure and clearing mines, making some 30,000 dunams of land fit for farming.
Israel will closely observe a new panel on disputed Nazi art, which will hear a claim from three Jewish families, to ensure that Germany keeps to its pledge to be transparent in the restitution of the art.
A one-and-a-half-year-old Eritrean baby who was stabbed in the head by a 50-year-old man at the Tel Aviv central bus station suffers brain damage. Police say the suspect was not "racially motivated."
Israeli researchers discover that poor people may suffer more from heart attacks than their wealthier counterparts.
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