The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of June 15

June 15, 2016 17:11
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1. The next war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza will be the last for the Islamist regime, a senior source in the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, though he stressed that Israel is not seeking conflict and will not be the side to initiate hostilities.

Read more: 'Next war with Hamas will be its last,' senior defense source says...

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2. Lebanon will become a "state of refugees" from which it will be difficult to recover if there is another war between Israel and Hezbollah, a senior IDF intelligence general said Wednesday.

Read more: Lebanon will become refugee state in next Hezbollah war, says IDF intel chief...

3. The Obama administration on Tuesday opposed a call by US lawmakers to increase government funding for Israel's missile defense program by $455 million above the 2017 fiscal year budget request.

Read more: White House rejects increased Israel missile defense funding...

4. Larry David’s HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will return for a ninth season, ending a five-year wait by fans.

Read more: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to return for long-awaited 9th season...

5. Another terrifying mass shooting in America has brought attention yet again to Israel as a case study in gun control – for both sides.

Read  more: Analysis: Israeli gun control would have made Orlando massacre harder, but not impossible...

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