The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of February 21

Drones confiscated en route to Gaza, Hezbollah founder slams group for doing Russia's bidding in Syria, celebrity Jewish author edits book on the 'Israeli Occupation,' and more.

February 21, 2016 16:33
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1. Shipment of drones en route to Gaza terror groups confiscated at border, Shin Bet says.
Read more: Israel thwarts attempt to smuggle drones 'intended for terrorists' into Gaza

2. Former Hezbollah chief Subhi al-Tufayli heavily criticizes the group for its fighting in Syria.
Read more: ‘Hezbollah has become a small faction serving the Russian bear,’ group’s founder says

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3. Celebrity American Jewish author Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman have joined forces with controversial NGO Breaking the Silence for a book focusing on '50 years of the Israeli Occupation.'
Read more: Authors Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman edit book on 'Israeli Occupation'

4.The spokeswoman for the president of the Austrian parliament informed The Jerusalem Post on Sunday that an event slated to honor Hedy Epstein - an anti-Zionist Jew and defender of Hamas - has been canceled.
Read more: Austrian parliament nixes event honoring pro-Hamas, anti-Israel Jew who fled Nazis

5. Abbas meets Kerry in Amman, calls on him to intervene with Israel to secure the release of Palestinian detainee Mohamed Al-Qeeq, who has been on hunger strike for nearly three months.
Read more: Abbas calls on Kerry to intervene in release of hunger-striker Mohamed Al-Qeeq

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