The Top 8 Headlines You Might Have Missed / Haaretz Newsline, October 4

From the tension along the Turkey-Syria border to the first presidential debate; brings you the top headlines you might have missed.

Turkey authorizes military operations outside Turkish borders if the government deemed them necessary, a day after artillery shelling from Syria killed five civilians in a Turkish town.

The European Union is poised to ban imports of Iranian gas into Europe as part of its efforts to ratchet up pressure on the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program.

The first presidential debate proved what the American people had plenty of opportunities to discover in the past few years: that both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are not eager to risk being caught saying a provocative phrase.

Six months following the eviction of Jewish families, the Civil Administration rules that due to flaws in the agreement, the purchase cannot be approved.

Asylum seekers and Israeli human rights groups petitioned a Jerusalem court to prohibit Interior Minister Eli Yishai from 'hysterical and barbaric' decision to round up and jail Sudanese citizens in Israel.

Modi’in municipality's decision to bar non-residents from the main city park during the intermediate days of Sukkot led to some confrontations at the park's gate, when out-of-town visitors asked to enter the park.

A fervent congregation of about 35 people in San Nicandro has won the embrace of Italy’s Orthodox Jewish mainstream community, part of a new effort to reach out to so-called Returning Jews in the south.

South African groups expressed support for Cyril Karabus, an elderly doctor arrested in Dubai in August on manslaughter charges stemming from a 10-year-old case.