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U.S. bombs Islamic State forces in Libya (DPA)
Iran fire: Over 50 reported killed, including scores of firefighters (Reuters)
Assad hopes Syria talks will lead to 'reconciliation' deal with rebels (Reuters)
Iconic Iranian skyscraper collapses; at least 30 firefighters killed (AP)
Islamic State executes 12 in Palmyra, Syria (Reuters)
30 reported missing after avalanche hits hotel in central Italy (AP)
Former President George H.W. Bush in intensive care for pneumonia (AP)
Cabinet okays Maj. Gen. Yair Golan as acting chief-of-staff while Eisenkot hospitalized (Haaretz)
Defense Minister Lieberman extends term of IDF chief-of-staff Eisenkot by a year (Haaretz)
Bomb threats lead to evacuation of Jewish centers in at least three U.S. states (Haaretz)
Iran's Zarif wants cooperation with Saudi over Syria and Yemen (Reuters)
At least 33 killed, dozens injured in attack in northern Mali (AP)
Eastern side of Mosul recaptured from ISIS, Iraqi security chief says (Reuters)
Third quake felt in central Italy, including in capital of Rome (Reuters)
Rome metro evacuated following second earthquake measuring 5.7 (Reuters)
More Breaking News
by Barak Ravid
Netanyahu catches Twitter by surprise, launching Farsi account ahead of Iran deal
At first, Iranian and foreign journalists covering the nuclear negotiations thought the account was a parody - but they were wrong.
Jul 14, 2015
Speak Farsi? Netanyahu's got a job for you
The Farsi phrase book that Netanyahu should own
Holocaust history published in Farsi for Iranians
The Israeli embassy tweet that will annoy the White House
What would the New York Times front page look like 10 years after a deal with Iran is signed? Not good at all, according to Israel's D.C. embassy tweet.
Feb 26, 2015
Lieberman and the Swedish foreign minister: Boycott or campaign spin?
FM insists he is shunning Swedish counterpart due to her country's recognition of Palestine, but diplomats say he is preoccupied with the elections and not meeting any foreign ministers.
Dec 18, 2014
Kerry's latest cease-fire plan: What was he thinking?
Kerry isn’t anti-Israeli; on the contrary, he's a true friend to Israel. But his conduct in recent days over the Gaza cease-fire raises serious doubts over his judgment and perception of regional events.
Jul 27, 2014
Ex-U.S. envoy Indyk feels 'battered' after nine months of peace talks
A day after Martin Indyk announced his resignation as U.S. envoy to the Middle East Peace Process, he made his feelings about negotiations clear.
Jun 28, 2014
The Netanyahu family's budget for groceries? Almost $4,000 a month
Figure does not include the budget for catering, restaurant deliveries and ice cream. Average Israeli family spends $660 on groceries a month.
May 29, 2014
Israeli ambassador to Canada accuses Palestinian artist of 'glorifying terrorism’ with exhibition
Exhibition at Ottawa City Hall features terrorists involved in massacres in the 1970s and ’80s; the envoy's protest gives her the best PR she could hope for.
May 24, 2014
What does the superfluous Diaspora Affairs Ministry have to do with Iran’s nuclear program?
Naftali Bennett should do us all a favor and close the ministry.
May 21, 2014
PA complains to Australia after envoy meets Israeli official in East Jerusalem
Palestinians lodge letter of protest over ambassador's routine meeting with Ariel in Sheikh Jarrah, as right-wing Israeli media jumps to term it Australian recognition of Israeli authority over East Jerusalem.
May 15, 2014
Bibi the Builder: Netanyahu starring in a special Independence Day clip
A video by the PMO starring Netanyahu made even Haaretz's diplomatic correspondent laugh.
May 2, 2014
Guess who came to the Israeli ambassador's secret seder
Ron Dermer refuses to divulge who he hosted at his Washington home over Passover, other than guest of honor Secretary of State John Kerry. What has he got to hide?
May 1, 2014
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