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Sundown: New Sanctions on Iran Urged

Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000

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• While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on his way to speak at the United Nations, a document leaked by Israel’s Foreign Ministry detailing a call for more sanctions on Iran was made public by Haaretz. It suggests that a new round sanctions may destabilize the Iranian government. [NYT]

• The UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, estimates that the number of civilians displaced by the Syrian uprising could rise to as many as 700,000 by the end of the year. [NYT]

• The new Apple operating system iOS6 apparently lists Israel on the map without Jerusalem as its capital. [JTA]

• The wood oven artisinal pizza crafters at Roberta’s are getting into the bagel business, heightening the Montreal-style bagel craze. [NYMag]

• Jay-Z outs himself as the most powerful Jew in the music business. Jewcy has the scoop. [Jewcy]

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Sundown: New Sanctions on Iran Urged

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