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Israel to Receive Fourth 'Dolphin-Class' Advanced Submarine
State of the art vessel, the most expensive piece of hardware in the IDF's arsenal, will significantly boost Israel's naval capabilities.



Murdered US Journalist 'Kept His Judaism in Captivity'
Former fellow captive of Steven Sotloff tells Israeli paper the journalist risked his life to fast on Yom Kippur, prayed towards Jerusalem.



IDF Forces Return to 'Abandoned' Southern Town
Council member says she is still worried about why soldiers left Gaza border town unguarded, credits media exposure for forcing return.



Watch: A Guided Tour of a Hamas Terror Tunnel
New IDF video provides an inside look at one of the many Hamas terror tunnels destroyed during Operation Protective Edge.



Pop Star Lady Gaga Says 'Shalom', Angers Arabs
Famous American pop star angers Arab fans after she posts a video in which she greets her Israeli fans with "Shalom".



Deputy Minister: We'll Continue to Build in Our Land
Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis criticizes EU and U.S. for condemning Israel's designation of areas in Gush Etzion as state land.



Congress Urges Administration to Present Policy on IS
U.S. lawmakers call for Secretary of State John Kerry to present administration policy for "rolling back" the Islamic State's gains.



U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targeted Al-Shabaab Leader
Officials confirm that U.S. military airstrike in Somalia targeted the leader of the Al-Shabaab group.



Netanyahu Praises IDF Soldiers, Calls on UN to Investigate Hamas
Speaking before naval cadets, PM Netanyahu says the IDF is the most moral army in the world.



Egyptian Diplomat: No Date Yet for Ceasefire Talks
Egypt’s ambassador to the Palestinian Authority says Cairo is in contact with PA and Israel to determine a date for further talks.

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BBC World News

Japan PM boosts women in cabinet
PM Shinzo Abe brings five women into the cabinet - matching Japan's highest ever number - as he reshuffles his top line-up.

PM to discuss hostage death threat
David Cameron will chair a Cobra meeting after a threat by Islamic militants to kill a UK man in a video purporting to show the beheading of a second US journalist.

A55 section shut after van crash
One person is airlifted to hospital after a crash which has closed the A55 westbound in Conwy county.

Obama set to fly in for Nato summit
Barack Obama will become the first serving US president to visit Wales when he arrives in Newport for the Nato summit later.

Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.

Villiers to give On the Run evidence
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers will give evidence later in front of MPs investigating the issuing of letters to "on the run" paramilitaries.

Emergency health meeting being held
Northern Ireland's health minister and the chief medical officer are expected to appear before an emergency meeting of the health committee later.

Hospital transport 'must improve'
Health watchdogs demand urgent action from the firm that runs non-emergency hospital transport in the South West after a critical report.

Jihadist video 'horror' - the front pages
The apparent killing of a second American hostage by Islamic State militants in Syria - and the warning that a Briton will be next - dominates front pages.

Calais mayor threatens to block port
The mayor of the French city of Calais threatens to block the port unless Britain does more to control the rising number of illegal migrants.

Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks
US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

Wozniacki strolls into US Open semis
Caroline Wozniacki loses only one game in beating Sara Errani to set up a US Open semi-final meeting with Peng Shuai.

Fukushima workers sue over pay
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages.

UK in £3.5bn armoured vehicle deal
The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.

Better or worse off under independence?
Would Scots be better or worse off under independence?

Why do people associate the Caribbean with paradise?
Why do people associate the Caribbean with paradise?

1 in 5 'does not need heart bypass'
A fifth of heart attack victims who have a bypass or a stent fitted do not need it, research carried out in Glasgow shows.

My father, the zoo builder
An extraordinary childhood growing up in a zoo

Moderator calls for 'Yes-No' respect
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged both sides in the referendum debate to show respect.

How maggots can lower Kenyan hospital bills
Would you like larvae to eat your infected flesh?

All diets 'have similar results'
All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

House the elderly on NHS land - MP
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.

The homes under the sea
The homes where you can live under the sea

How to find fast food menu secrets
The fast food items you've never heard of

VIDEO: No more Latinate plant descriptions
The International Botany Congress decides that Latin will no longer be the primary language for formally describing new species of plants.

Corruption 'costs millions of lives'
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.

Mahan, Bradley, Simpson get US picks
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.

Lib Dems pledge more free childcare
The Liberal Democrats pledge 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out pre-election policies.

Dog lead mother jailed after appeal
A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a "campaign of cruelty" is jailed at the second time of asking.

The battle for anonymity on the web
Horizon meets the pioneer of anti-surveillance web tech

Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks
Cockatoos teach each other to use tools

VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on
Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.

VIDEO: The snail farm in my spare bedroom
Helen Howard started a snail farm in her spare bedroom and allotment seven years ago - now she sells to restaurants and private chefs.

VIDEO: 'I filmed the start of WWII'
The man who filmed the beginning of World War Two

Meadow protection plan 'backfires'
A bid to safeguard endangered wildflower meadows has backfired, according to an unpublished report by the watchdog English Nature.

Wormwood Scrubs 'filthy and unsafe'
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.

UK moves up global economic ranking
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.

Allergy mistakes 'risking lives'
Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.

VIDEO: Care homes: Views from the inside
Inhabitants of a care home for the elderly in Kent talk about their experience of living and ageing there.

DNA overturns 30-year US convictions
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.

Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.

England v Norway
Everton defender John Stones will make his first start for England in Wednesday's friendly against Norway at Wembley.

VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked
The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.

VIDEO: BBC 'acted properly' over Cliff
A group of MPs has said that the BBC "acted properly" in their reporting of a story about a police raid on the house of singer Cliff Richard.

VIDEO: Moment Ashya's parents released
Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish jail, following their arrest on Saturday.

Viewpoint: How to make Afghan army sustainable
Nato's role in making the Afghan army sustainable

VIDEO: Ashya parents 'just want to see him'
Ashya King's parents have freed from custody in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.

Ashya's parents freed from prison
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.

VIDEO: Video shows Ukraine soldiers 'abuse'
Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.

Referendum race 'may have got tighter'
Referendum race 'may just have got tighter'

Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.

US targets al-Shabab's leader
The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed.

AUDIO: Tornado sweeps children away in tent
A father of three describes how his children were swept away in a tent when a mini-tornado struck their campsite.

England 'must review Cook ODI role'
Alastair Cook's priority should be captaining England to Ashes success in 2015, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Escaped Ebola patient recaptured
The recapture of an escaped Ebola patient in Liberia has raised fears that West African countries are struggling to contain the outbreak.

VIDEO: 'Boris Island' airport plan rejected
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island" after London's mayor Boris Johnson, is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.

Nicaragua suspends search for miners
Rescue teams in Nicaragua suspend efforts to locate seven men trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in a remote region in the north of the country.

Laptop sales soar before university
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

Mass escape from juvenile US prison
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought.

AUDIO: 'This should never have happened'
A friend of journalist Steven Sotloff, who has apparently been killed by Islamic State militants, says the UK and US need to start negotiating for hostages.

Monkey leaders have different brains
Neuroscientists discover that primate brains show consistent differences according social status

UK seeks extra power for winter
National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.

EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.

Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Cook will not quit as ODI skipper
Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.

'Cartel links' mayors to be charged
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.

Officials begin arriving for Nato
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.

Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.

VIDEO: Met Police sells London HQ for £250m
The Metropolitan Police has put a £250m price tag on its famous London headquarters, New Scotland Yard.

VIDEO: House of Commons
The government is urged to expedite its child abuse inquiry following the Rotherham scandal.

VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.

Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?
The US ambassador to London is fed up of being served the dish. Do Britons have an exceptional taste for it?

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Nigeria militants 'seize' major town
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014
News images from around the world: 2 September

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

Uber banned across Germany by court
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

VIDEO: David Mitchell on The Bone Clocks
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.

A cloud of uncertainty
How were leaked celebrity photos obtained?

VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.

Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?
The EU is considering limiting the power of hairdryers but will this really cut energy consumption?

The growing threat to our recovery
The growing threat to our recovery

Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.

VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

VIDEO: Proton therapy: UK patient access
Dr Yen-Ching Chang, the lead on Proton Beam Therapy at University College London Hospital, says the UK has comprehensive access to the therapy for patients with the highest needs.

Day in pictures: 1 September 2014
News images from around the world: 1 September

VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?
BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

British Wildlife Photography Awards
Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards

In pictures: India's coal miners
Coal miners a work in eastern India

Day in pictures: 29 August 2014
News images from around the world: 29 August

New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales

In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging

Richard Attenborough career in pictures
British actor and director's illustrious career
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