Friday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


As of Friday morning, 165 people have been killed in vehicular accidents on the nation’s roads since January 1, 2009.

**IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terror operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron arrested 4 suspects on Thursday night.

**Israel Radio reported that an Australian company has signed a contract to build the first Egyptian nuclear reactor, for peaceful purposes.

**5 suspects were remanded on Friday after being arrested as they tried smuggling 44kg (97ibs) of heroin over the border from Jordan.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)