Israel’s Iron Dome missile shield

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Israeli Military Says Shells Fired From Gaza

Gaza militants fired over 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel Tuesday, the Israeli military said. No one was hurt. The military said the Iron Dome defense system intercepted most of the shells. (May 29)

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – July, 30 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: U.S. lawmakers scramble to secure emergency funding for Israel’s Iron Dome system, Iran’s supreme leader calls on Muslims to arm Palestinians against Israel, EU-led inquiry cites evidence of organ trafficking during Kosovo War, and study shows damage inflicted by 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill worse than anticipated.

U.S. Politicians Aim to Secure Iron Dome Funding Before Recess
Congress due to vote to send $225 million in emergency funding to boost the missile defense system.

Supreme Leader Calls on Muslims to Arm Palestinians
The country is one of the staunchest supporters of the Islamist group Hamas.

Evidence of Organ Trafficking During War
EU-led investigators say they believe Kosovo Albanian guerilla members targeted ethnic Serbians for sale of their organs.

Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Spill Damage Worse Than Expected
Two damaged coral reefs discovered in deep waters several miles away from the site of the disaster.

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