"I loved you in summer."
--The song, by Lebanese singer Fairouz, was posted on Facebook by Israeli forces' Arabic public relations spokesman Avichay Adraee, causing a storm among Arabs. (Maan)
- Israelis raze agricultural lands near Nablus to expand settlements - Israeli bulldozers razed Palestinian agricultural lands in the village of Jalud south of Nablus on Sunday morning due to their proximity to the two Israeli settlements of Shiloh and Shvut Rachel. (Maan)
- Israeli forces assault Palestinian school bus driver near Hebron - Israeli forces stopped Mufid Abu Qbaiyta, 27, and beat him up while he was picking up school children in the Masafer region east of Yatta in the southern West Bank early Sunday morning. They also damaged the bus tires to prevent him from continuing to pick up children. (Maan)
- After 1.5 year boycott, Israel resuming cooperation with U.N. Human Rights Council - Israel to take part in the periodical hearing in Geneva on Tuesday; scores two major victories in negotiations to rejoin. (Haaretz and Israel Hayom)
- Bill legalizing preferential treatment for Israeli soldiers goes to the Knesset - Bill would prefer ex-soldiers in job hiring, higher education and real estate purchases; opponents says it legalizes racism and discrimination. (Haaretz+)
- Palestinian accused of killing soldier 'tortured in jail' - Nidal Amar, 42, who is suspected of kidnapping and killing Israeli soldier Tomer Hazan, said that he was tortured in ways "only seen in movies," but refused to go into details. (Maan)
- The Natan Zach storm, anger over the poet who said people should emigrate - Storm has erupted over statements famous Israeli poet made in interview with Yedioth. MK Shimon Ohion (Likud) demanded Education Minister remove Natan Zach's poems from the education program: "His remarks were anti-Zionist and outrageous." (Yedioth, p. 18)
- Netanyahu halts distribution of 'loyalty' poll to U.S. Jews, Israeli expats - Prime minister's order follows Haaretz report of questionnaire being distributed in America asking respondents to indicate where their allegiance would lie in case of Israeli-U.S. crisis. (Haaretz+)
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