The top headlines you might have missed overnight / Haaretz Newsline, April 18
From Iran nuclear talks to the Tel Aviv beach group sex scandal,Haaretz rounds up the top headlines you might have missed overnight.
A U.S. official said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was fully briefed both before and after the Istanbul meeting over Iran's nuclear program on the strategy being adopted by the six major powers, despite the prime minister's criticism of the talks that Iran received a "freebie" from major powers to pursue a nuclear program until the next round of talks.
Tel Aviv Police brought in two young men for questioning, who were allegedly involved in the group sex act which took place on Tel Aviv’s Bograshov Beach two weeks ago.
IDF chief Benny Gantz decided Wednesday to dismiss Lt. Col. Shaul Eisner, who was filmed over the weekend hitting a Danish protester with his rifle butt in the Jordan Valley.
Israel will mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, beginning at 8 P.M. President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are due to give speeches at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.
Netanyahu on Tuesday declared his intent to create a committee for investigating the working conditions of ministerial bodyguards, as a result of the recent labor conflict initiated by the guards.
A note that U2 front man Bono had left at a Jerusalem hotel was published on Wednesday by BuzzFeed, and revealed a poem in which Bono says that "hope is like a faithful dog."
A record of 31 feature films will compete for this year’s prestigious Ophir Awards, bestowed by the Israeli Academy of Film and Television. The films will compete for prizes in different categories, including the award for ‘Best Film,’ the winner of which will represent Israel as a nominee for best foreign film at the Oscars.