The Top 8 Headlines You Might Have Missed / Haaretz Newsline, July 20

Obama joins the call for a moment of silence at London Olympics for 1972 Munich massacre victims; Syria denies claim that Assad agreed to step down; sums up the top headlines from Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World.

U.S. officials told the New York Times late Thursday that the suicide bomber who attacked Israeli tourists in Bulgaria earlier this week was a Hezbollah operative, adding that the bombing was ordered by Iran in order to avenge assassinations targeting its nuclear scientists.

Moshe Silman, the Israeli activist who set himself on fire during a social justice protest in Tel Aviv one week ago, succumbed to his wounds on Friday at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.

Hundreds of Israelis attend the funerals of Bulgaria terror attack victims.

U.S. President Barack Obama joined the campaign to hold a moment of silence at the London Olympics to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the massacre of 11 Israeli Olympians at the 1972 games.

Russia's ambassador to France says Syrian president Bashar Assad accepted a deal to transition country into democratic regime and resign, though Syria denies the claim.

Syrian activists said on Friday that 310 people were killed across the country on Thursday in what was the single deadliest day of fighting since the beginning of the revolt against President Bashar Assad's regime.

A masked gunman killed 14 people and wounded 50 others at a showing of new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" in the U.S. city of Denver, the local police chief told CNN.

The Israeli nurses’ union has blacklisted an experimental program to train registered nurses at the ORT network of vocational high schools by persuading the hospitals not to cooperate with it.