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after an initial Israeli bombing outside his home (during the 23 day Israeli war on Gaza in 2008-2009), the man's wife ran out to help any injured. within mi...

Israel Netanyahu urges defence budget hike after costly Gaza war

Sep 16, 2014    

Jerusalem Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called for an increase in defence spending, after a bloody and costly war in Gaza."There is no leader who, faced with the threats that are multiplying around us, would not allow or demand a significant increase in the defence budget, to counter security challenges," he said in a statement.Such an increase would likely involve "several billion" Israeli shekels, Netanyahu said.Netanyahu and Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon have been fighting for a big hike in defence spending against fierce resistance from Finance Mi...

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