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IDF Tweet Sways Oil Prices; Arrests in Jordan Valley Murder

Plus chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize, and more

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Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) director-general Ahmet Uzumcu speaks during a press conference in The Hague on October 11, 2013.(BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

• The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a U.N. which has garnered attention in recent weeks for its diplomatic efforts to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons cache. [NYT]

• Five Palestinians were arrested in an overnight attack that killed retired IDF colonel Seraiah Ofer, 61, outside his home in the northern Jordan Valley. [Times of Israel]

• Not the Onion: Oil prices jumped $1 after traders incorrectly interpreted tweets from the @IDFSpokesperson account, which was tweeting the events from the Yom Kippur war in a clearly-marked commemoration. [Forward]

• The late Maurice Sendak’s New York City apartment sold for $3.125 million, with proceeds going toward the writer’s grantmaking foundation for young artists. [Curbed]

• Stuck in a shutdown crossfire? Jewish Republicans. [JTA]

• The 27-year-old stylist behind Drake’s epic sweater outfit-turned-meme. [NYT]

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IDF Tweet Sways Oil Prices; Arrests in Jordan Valley Murder

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