The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, January 27
From a planned UN investigation into Israel, the U.S. and Britain's use of targeted killings to a new app for Vegans in Israel, Haaretz brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned against the risk of chemical weapons from Syria falling into the hands of Hezbollah.
Every fourth Holocaust survivor in Israel is poor, and one-third live alone – a few sobering statistics on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Around 110 people were injured on Sunday when clashes erupted between mourners and police forces in Port Said, the Egyptian Health Ministry said, as thousands marched in a mass funeral for those killed in riots the previous day, and street violence marking the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak entered its fourth day.
The United Nations is set to investigate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for targeted killings by Israel, the United States and Britain. Unlike its two allies, Israel is not expected to cooperate with the probe.
A government official has for the first time acknowledged the practice of injecting women of Ethiopian origin with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera. Health Ministry Director General Prof. Ron Gamzu has instructed the four health maintenance organizations to stop the practice as a matter of course.
At the Eurasian Economic Summit in Istanbul, Turkish envoy told his Israeli counterpart that a potential Israel-Turkey gas pipeline could be squandered by an Israeli natural gas partnership with Cyprus.
United Torah Judaism and Shas announced they would establish a joint religious front worth 18 seats. Meanwhile, Shas has already begun talks with a Netanyahu adviser about a compromise on the issue of ultra-Orthodox military service.
Go Vegan, a new app for iPhones and Androids, helps vegans and vegetarian find restaurants in their vicinity that dish out animal-free fare.
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