Sunday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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Another 12 graves were targeted in a vandal attack in Har HaZeisim. No additional information at this time.

**Shin Bet Chief Yuval Diskin told cabinet ministers on Sunday that Hamas is still building its weaponry in preparation for the next armed conflict.

**5 firebombs hurled at soldiers near Har Adar security fence on Sunday afternoon. No injuries.

**DM Barak during Sunday’s cabinet meeting denied reports of hunger and food shortages in Hamas-controlled Gaza.

**Kfir soldiers apprehended a terrorist concealing a bomb in his tool box. The arrest was made near Jenin. The bomb was detonated in a controlled explosion.

**Former senior Mossad official Chaggai Hadas, 56, will replace Ofir Dekel as the government emissary responsible for negotiating Gilad Shalit’s release.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)