The Top 8 Headlines You Might Have Missed / Haaretz Newsline, February 12

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European Parliament President Martin Schultz said that the European Union has no intention of passing a resolution boycotting Israel, maintaining any moves made toward boycott will be by individual countries, not by the EU. 

During the secret 1972 military operation in Sinai, Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ordered the expulsion of 3,000 Bedouins, including dozens of children and elderly, a new biography reveals. 

The parliamentary committee headed by MK Ayelet Shaked approved a plan allowing "elite Zionist yeshivas" affiliated with the ultra- Orthodox-national religious movement to postpone their draft into the IDF until age 26. 

Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar announced that he had decided to grant residency permits to 221 children of foreigners, ages 8-23, ending the three-year wait for the Israeli-educated youth. 

Five thousand nurses and administrative staff vowed to step up their labor action against Hadassah University Hospital, with union leaders instructing them to work on an emergency-staffing basis until "nurses get their full salary." 

A Knesset Committee approved a government-backed bill for its second and third reading, with the bill enhancing the status of existing legislation – which provides for a referendum over any future Israeli decision to cede sovereign territory in a peace deal – to a basic law. 

Disney dropped Egyptian voice-over artist as the voice of the Arabic version of Donald Duck after he posted a tweet calling for Israel's destruction, with the artist saying that he was "proud" of the punishment. 

The United Kingdom launched its first archive, "Rainbow Jews," of Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, displaying stories from the Holocaust through the persecution of gays in the 1960s to the present day.  

Donald Duck.Credit: Dreamstime

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