Daybreak: 200 Reported Killed in Syrian Town
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
• Reports have it that Assad’s army shelled a farming village in central Syria yesterday, killing as many as 200. [AP/WSJ]
• An anonymous “Special Correspondent” reports that the Syrian unrest has affected Damascus, mainly through refugees, to an extent not expected in the West, questioning President Assad’s ability to hold onto power. [WP]
• So now it looks like Kadima may leave the government if there’s not an adequate proposed service law after all? [Haaretz]
• The service law debate has reopened very old questions about the nature of Arab Israeli citizenship and identity. [NYT]
• The United States announced new sanctions against what it said were front companies for Iran’s nuclear program. [JTA]
• Israel targeted and killed a terrorist in Gaza, and wounded four other Palestinians—which means it could be one of those weekends. [NYT]
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