Sundown: Terrorists Ambush Egyptian Pipeline

Plus U.S. to speed up withdrawal from Afghanistan?

By Adam Chandler|January 11, 2013 5:11 PM

• Seven Egyptian soldiers were injured after Islamist terrorists attack them while they patrolled the natural gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt on Friday. [Times of Israel [1]]

• President Obama, following a meeting with Afghani President Hamid Karzai, declared that American troops may be able to leave Afghanistan more quickly as a result of gains made by Afghan forces. [NYT [2]]

• George Abdallah, a Lebanese man who was involved in the murder of an Israeli official and an American military officer, has been paroled by France. Needless to say, some people are not pleased. [JTA [3]]

• Andy Samberg will be front and center in a new Fox comedy about New York police detectives. We can only hope there will be musical numbers. [THR [5]]

• Jewcy’s got the scoop on the two Israeli films that were nominated for Academy Awards yesterday. [Jewcy [6]]

• A perfect song to end the week:

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