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Daphna Poznanski-Benhamou was elected to represent French expats of Mediterranean nations in parliament (Facebook)

• Despite losing the Israeli vote, socialist Daphna Poznanski-Behamou of Tel Aviv was elected to represent French expats living in Israel, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Malta, Cyprus, the Vatican, and San Marino. [JTA]

• Google hearts Israel. [Forward/Haaretz]

• Shockingly, there’s been no progress at Iran nuclear talks taking place in Moscow. [Times of Israel]

• Ronan took a net-swipe at Woody on Father’s Day. [HuffPo]

• More anti-gay rhetoric from the Knesset, this time targeting the IDF. [JPost]

• In advance of the evacuation of five apartment buildings in Ulpana, police are conducting drills, and settlers are preparing to resist. [JPost]

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gemel says:

Syria, Iran, Russia and China plan joint war games, Iranian news agency reports

http://www.timesofisrael.com/iranian-news-agency-reports-joint-syria-iran-russia-and-china-wargames/

Largest joint exercise in Mideast history, reportedly involving troops, tanks, planes and even Russian nuclear subs, set to take place within a month along Syrian coast By GABE FISHER June 19, 2012,

Iran, Syria, Russia and China are planning the “biggest-ever wargames in the Middle East,” according to an unconfirmed report on the semi-official Iranian news site Fars News.According to the article, the four countries are preparing 90,000 troops, 400 aircraft and 1,000 tanks for the massive joint maneuvers, which are to take place along the Syrian coast within a month.The report states that Russian “atomic submarines and warships, aircraft carriers and mine-clearing destroyers as well as Iranian battleships and submarines will also arrive in Syria” and that Egypt has agreed to let 12 Chinese warships cross the Suez Canal for the exercises….

yevka says:

Regime change may be in the works. The same stupid failed policies for which we will all pay the price in and which the world economy is due to be devastated even more further simply because a nuclear weapons possessing state such as Israel thinks Iran might be developing what Israel already has in major megatonage in the Negev.  Brace yourselves for more bullshit.

http://www.salon.com/2012/06/19/playing_for_time_on_iran/

    “Brace yourselves for more bullshit.”

    I say this as someone who is against the settlements – from you we can expect nothing less.

yevka says:

In other news China has just put its first woman into space.

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