The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of August 21

IDF strikes Gaza terror targets in response to Sderot rocket attack, Israeli-Arab designers take hit at Islamophobia with Arabic tote bag, child suicide bomber kills 50 in Turkey, and more.

August 21, 2016 17:10
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1. A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip exploded in the southern Israeli community of Sderot on Sunday afternoon.
Read more: IDF strikes Gaza terror targets in response to Sderot rocket attack

2. An image of a tote bag, designed by an Israeli-Arab design studio has gone viral for its humorous play on anti-Arab stereotypes.
Read more: Israeli-Arab designers take hit at Islamophobia with Arabic tote bag

3. When ISIS demanded al-Jughayfa’s surrender, the sheikh replied: "We’ll fight to the death."
Read more: Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq

4. The suicide bomber who attacked a wedding party in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday killing 51 people was a child between the ages of 12 and 14, President Tayyip Erdogan said.
Read more: Erdogan: Suicide bomber who killed 50 in Turkish wedding attack was a child

5. Iran on Sunday unveiled its domestically-built answer to the Russian S-300 advanced air defense system in a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani.
Read more: Iran unveils its domestic answer to Russia's S-300 missile defense system



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