Daybreak: Israel’s Northern Front
Plus it’s Britain’s Iranian embassy’s turn to be stormed, and more in the news
• For the first time in more than two years, rockets fired from Lebanon hit Israel. [AP/WP]
• Iranian students (“students”?) have stormed the British embassy in Tehran. [WP]
• This comes following an official downgrading of ties with Britain, which came after further sanctions aimed at Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. [NYT]
• In Egypt, the news is that the first day of elections went down relatively smoothly and peacefully. [NYT]
• Now that he has held out a month and his foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, is no longer threatening to break up the coalition over it, Prime Minister Netanyahu will likely unfreeze the $100 million in Palestinian Authority tax revenue. [Haaretz]
• Stalin’s daughter died at 85 in Wisconsin (!). Her first two loves were Jewish men; in neither case did her father approve. [NYT]
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