Israeli defense minister's speech at Munich security conference turned into confrontation with Saudi intelligence chief, who responded: Handshakes with Israelis never helped Palestinians.
- Greek authorities arrest three Iraqi Kurds with guns, ammunition (Reuters)
- One killed, three wounded in stabbing at asylum center in Sweden (AP)
- Ya'alon: Israelis secretly meeting with officials from Gulf states (Haaretz)
- Egypt policeman's conviction overturned in protester's death (AP)
- Saudi troop deployment in Syria linked to U.S.-led coalition against ISIS, FM says (Reuters)
- Initial report: Attempted stabbing attack at checkpoint near J'lem, assailant shot (Haaretz)
- Netanyahu: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden may visit Israel in coming weeks (Haaretz)
- U.S. President Obama and Russian counterpart Putin discuss Syria on the phone (Reuters)
- Two Palestinians killed by IDF in a fire exchange in the West Bank (Haaretz)
- Israeli forces, Palestinians clash near West Bank village of Araka (Haaretz)
- A phone-operated explosive devise discovered near Nablus, sappers working to neutralize it (Haaretz)
- Two fighters killed in Turkish shelling of Kurdish posts in northern Syria, says monitor (Reuters)
- Four people wounded in a blast at an apartment in Kfar Sava in central Israel overnight (Haaretz)
- UN: At least 3,545 civilians killed by fighting in Afghanistan in 2015 (Reuters)
- Ukraine announces it will open criminal probe into Israeli MK's visit to Crimea (Haaretz)
Sanctions did not devastate South Africa or Iran. Nor will they destroy Israel; above all it will extricate Israel from a trap it is unable to get out of by itself.
The Assad regime's attempt to choke of Aleppo has caused ISIS to shorten its lines and hand over territory to the regime's forces, which it regards as the lesser evil.
Two teens were shot dead during fire exchange near Jenin; another Palestinian who was shot trying to stab soldiers later died of wounds.
Brazil's leading primetime newscast's report immediately spread via social media by most Jewish institutions, including the Brazilian Israelite Confederation.
Ankara appears to be worried that Kurds could reach a border crossing between the two countries.
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