Though U.S. agreed to increase support by $400 m annually, top officials in Jerusalem say Israel could have received more if Netanyahu had agreed to hold talks after Iran deal.
- Magnitude-5.8 earthquake shakes New Zealand's Christchurch (AP)
- CNN: Obama intends to nominate successor for Scalia on Supreme Court (Reuters)
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia reportedly dies at 79 (Reuters)
- U.S. regains Hellfire air-to-ground missile from Cuba (Reuters)
- Some 100 protesting in Jerusalem against new civics curriculum (Haaretz)
- France will not take in more than 30,000 refugees, prime minister say (DPA)
- Former IDF general Avigdor 'Yanush' Ben-Gal dies at 80 (Haaretz)
- Poland wants punishments for use of 'Polish death camp' phrase (Reuters)
- Three Border Police officers wounded in suspected West Bank car-ramming attack (Haaretz)
- Russia warns of new Cold War as east Ukraine violence surges (Reuters)
- Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
- Red Cross delivers aid to Taiz, Yemen, for first time since August (Reuters)
- Attempted stabbing of Israeli soldier in Hebron; Palestinian female attacker shot dead (Haaretz)
- Turkey's FM: Saudi Arabia to deploy warplanes to Turkish base for fight against ISIS (DPA)
- After two months, Egypt opens the Rafah border crossing with Gaza (Haaretz)
Only someone who acknowledges the humanity of his enemy can fight him when necessary, and make peace with him when possible.
Hamas may have told Israel it isn’t looking for another war in Gaza, but it’s clearly desperate to advance its attack tunnels. It’s also delighted to be sowing seeds of discontent and concern among the Israeli public.
Earlier, an 18-year-old Palestinian woman was killed after trying to stab a soldier in Hebron.
Poland has long sought to eliminate the misleading phrase from historical and newspaper accounts since it suggests that the country, and not the Nazis, was responsible for the camps.
Cross-border shelling took place Russian-backed Kurds, which Turkey considers terrorists, drove Syrian rebels from a former military base.
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