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Israeli authorities discovered an unexploded Syrian tank shell in the Golan Heights. Six Syrians who were being treated in Israeli hospitals for wounds sustained in the Syrian civil war were returned to Syria. According to a senior IDF officer, recent "newspaper headlines are more dramatic than the reality" with regard to the potential for a third Intifada.
Israel sent Turkey messages recently in which officials expressed a desire to create a "positive dynamic" between the two states. Israel's Missile Defense Organization and the US Missile Defense Agency successfully tested the Arrow 3 interceptor missile.
Israel called on the Palestinian Authority to curb ongoing protests and said it was prepared to transfer $100 million in tax revenues. A Palestinian official suggested that it is too late and said the third Intifada is already here.
Israeli officials said they are closely watching the weapons being obtained by Syrian rebels. "The fear is that the same gun used to shoot a Syrian soldier will one day be used to shoot an Israeli soldier," one official said. In the past four months, Palestinian terror groups have attempted 18 kidnapping plots against Israelis. Hamas is said to be behind a majority of the plots.
President Shimon Peres called on the EU to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Yesterday a terror suspect in Cyprus admitted conducting reconnaissance work for Hezbollah in Europe. Genie Energy, an American-Israeli company, has been given permission by the Israeli government to begin oil drilling in the Golan Heights.
Israel plans to open a field hospital near the Syrian border to treat those wounded in the Syrian conflict. The IDF announced plans to build an urban warfare training facility in the north of the country that will include some 500 structures. President Obama will receive Israel's Presidential Medal of Distinction during his upcoming visit to Israel.