The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, July 24
From African migrants in Israel being used as unwitting money launderers for terrorists, to Swiss hospitals refusing to perform circumcisions, Haaretz brings you the top headlines from Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World.
Shin Bet security services and police officials say African migrants are being used as money launderers by terror organizations wanting to move cash in and out of Israel, and into the West Bank.
A large police force was dispatched Monday evening to a Jerusalem café, after patrons that had gathered to view a video on gay pride received death threats from local residents.
Kadima Chairman Shaul Mofaz responded Tuesday morning to accusations by outgoing party member Tzachi Hanegbi that he revealed secret information on Israel's intentions regarding Iran.
The Jerusalem municipality director-general has asked the IDF to take responsibility for handling civilian matters pertaining to Jerusalem residents east of the separation fence.
Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime has taken precautions to avoid chemical weapons falling into rebel hands, a senior Israeli official said Monday.
Two Swiss hospitals announced last week that they would temporarily stop performing circumcisions, following a recent ruling by a German court that the ritual is illegal, which sparked outrage among the Jewish and Muslim communities living in the country.
Iranian athletes will compete against Israelis at the London Olympics, according to the country's chef de mission. Tehran has been criticized in the past because some of its athletes withdrew from events against Israelis at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Games.
Haaretz journalist Uri Blau was convicted under a plea bargain on Tuesday of possessing classified information. The two sides agreed on four months of community service.
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