Israeli defense minister's speech at Munich security conference turned into confrontation with Saudi intelligence chief, who responded: Handshakes with Israelis never helped Palestinians.
- At least 15 people said wounded in bus accident on Rte. 431 between Ramle and Modi'in (Haaretz)
- Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high, UN says (Reuters)
- Attempted stabbing reported near Hebron's Tomb of the Patriarchs; assailant shot at scene (Haaretz)
- France calls on Turkey to halt bombardments of Kurdish zones in Syria (Reuters)
- 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)
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Telling the justices that approval of the plan is urgent, prime minister leaves courtroom without being asked a single question.
Though dubbed 'bad for the Jews' for his stance on religion and state, the fiery Italian Catholic judge was a friend of the former Israeli Chief Justice, and brought 'chutzpah' into the High Court.
Ankara appears to be worried that Kurds could reach a border crossing between the two countries.
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