Tel Aviv Noise Puts Police Horses Under Stress

The Tel Aviv District Police Department (TADPD) has recently discovered a new problematic phenomenon stemming from intense building construction near police horse farms which is rendering its horses unfit for service.

Horse mounted policemen stand guard under lights decorating the Damascus Gateon during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 8, 2011, at the old city of Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Israeli Defense Minister: Palestinian State Not Happening in My Lifetime

Israeli defense minister Moshe ‘Bogey’ Ya’alon told a conference Tuesday that there will be no Palestinian state in his lifetime, given the refusal of Palestinian leaders to make a deal. The best-case scenario, he said, would be to manage the conflict in its present form–not to force drastic concessions towards “impossible goals that could cause instability.”

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