The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, July 13
From the chief of M16 concluding that Iran will be a nuclear power within 2 years, to the one year anniversary of Israel's social protest, Haaretz.com sums up the top headlines from Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World.
In an unusually frank briefing to senior British civil servants, Sir John Sawers, the chief of MI6, Britain's foreign intelligence service said that Iran would likely achieve nuclear capability by 2014.
The Israel Defense Forces issued a new order last week allowing inspectors from the Interior Ministry's enforcement unit to remove any foreigners who are found to be in the West Bank without a permit.
In a sudden announcement on Thursday, the American Embassy in Warsaw announced that U.S. Ambassador to Poland, Lee Feinstein will be ending his service.
Israeli troops shot dead one unarmed man, and wounded another, who were trying to cross into Israel from Egypt overnight, an Israeli military spokeswoman said Friday.
More than 200 Syrians, mostly civilians, were massacred in a village in the rebellious Hama region when it was bombarded by helicopter gunships and tanks and then stormed by militiamen, opposition activists said.
A comprehensive exhibit of contemporary Middle Eastern photography at London's Victoria and Albert Museum will include works by various Arab artists, including two Palestinians, but no Israelis.
Organizers expect tens of thousands to take part in nationwide demonstrations on Saturday night to mark the first anniversary of last summer's social justice protests.
An Israeli feature film by a director with no cinematic experience or training will be competing this summer in one of the world's most veteran film festivals.