In an exclusive interview with Haaretz, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that a military option on Iran should not be ruled out.
The Israel Defense Forces has reinforced its defensive positions along the Syrian border on the Golan Heights, in fear that terror groups will take advantage of events in Syria and will attempt to attack Israeli communities near the border.
More than 20,000 people in various venues in London on Friday held a moment of silence for victims of the 1972 Munich massacre, reciting memorial prayers and lighting memorial candles. Afterwards, they waved British and Israeli flags in front of media who attended the event.
Two Israeli travelers were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Bolivia. Another Israeli woman was also injured in the accident, which took place in the Salar de Uyuni area in the southwest of the country, the site of the largest salt flat in the world.
Israel's High Court granted a government request on Friday to postpone the eviction of the Migron outpost in the West Bank to August 21.
An adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visited the memorial at the German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz to pay respect to camp victims on Friday. Ziad al-Bandak, who advises Abbas on Religious affairs, visited prisoner blocs, gas chambers and a crematorium in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex.
The Israel Defense Forces is investigating a mishap that took place during an airborne training exercise on Friday morning. While conducting an airborne refueling exercise, a refueling pipe made contact with the body of an F-16A fighter jet, causing light damage.
A Syrian parliamentarian representing the northern province of Aleppo said on Friday she has defected to Turkey, becoming the first member of the rubberstamp assembly elected in May and dominated by President Bashar Assad's Baath Party to defect.
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