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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Yitzhak Aharonovich
Israel is in quiet, behind-the-scenes talks with top-level officials in the United States and in Egypt, aimed at coordinating strategies in case of spillover violence from the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi.
At least four people are dead following a suspected robbery gone wrong or a revenge shooting at a Bersheeba, Israel, bank on Monday.
A bomb exploded aboard an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding 27 people, delivering a major blow to diplomatic efforts to forge a truce to end a week of fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers. Thousands of Palestinians fled their homes in Gaza fearing Israeli airstrikes.
Syrian troops shelled and raided opposition strongholds nationwide on Tuesday, activists said, prompting an urgent appeal by international envoy Kofi Annan to the Syrian regime to halt violence and give his truce plan a chance.
"There probably was just one perpetrator, and at this point we're not sure that it was a robbery," said Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch on Ynet. "There [are] all kinds of speculation in all kinds of directions going around right now. I suppose we will learn the details in the coming hours."
Israel's public security minister, Yitzhak Aharonovitch, said Tuesday the "provocateurs will be dealt with in a determined and quick way."