After claiming victory in yesterday?s Kadima party elections Tzipi Livni begins the task of assembling a new government (1) (2). The BBC offers a succinct summarization of the Israeli leadership change (3). Israeli and Egyptian negotiators meet in Cairo to discuss a Hamas prisoner exchange (6). The ongoing water shortage continues to challenge Palestinian farmers (7). The Israeli High Court intervenes to halt demolition of an illegal settler outpost in the West Bank (9).

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