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U.S. calls Russian, Syrian bombing in Aleppo a "gift" to ISIS (Reuters)
35,000 pay respects to Peres in Knesset plaza; visiting hours extended to 11:00 P.M. (Haaretz)
U.S.: Airstrikes have killed 18 ISIS "leaders" within last month (Reuters)
Kerry: U.S. on verge of suspending Syria talks with Russia (Reuters)
Russia accuses U.S. of siding with "terrorists" in Syria (AP)
1 dead, over 100 in New Jersey train crash
Over 100 reportedly injured in New Jersey train crash (AP)
Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, will attend Peres' funeral (Haaretz)
Turkey to complete wall on border with Syria by next spring, says defense minister (Reuters)
Jordan to send Deputy PM Jawad Anani to funeral of Shimon Peres (Haaretz)
Commuter train hits rail station in New Jersey; no word on casualties (AP)
UN: Up to 600 wounded and in need of evacuation in eastern Aleppo (Reuters)
Four dead, 23 missing after an inflatable boat sinks off southwest Turkey (AP)
Israel approves Abbas' request to attend Peres' funeral as head of Palestinian delegation (Haaretz)
Barack Obama to arrive in Israel for Shimon Peres' funeral (Haaretz)
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
Young Iranian asks foreign minister on Facebook: What's in nuclear energy for me?
Emotional plea from 26-year old woman offers glimpse into day-to-day difficulties of young Iranians.
Oct 23, 2013
Diplomatic embarassment ||
Netanyahu and the Pope: The meeting that wasn't
Despite the PMO's announcement last week that Netanyahu would be meeting with Pope Francis, such a meeting was never scheduled.
Oct 21, 2013
Could Netanyahu be turning vegan?
Suddenly the PM evinces concern over animal rights, a matter he is not known to have ever advocated.
Oct 13, 2013
Young Iranians combat Netanyahu with 'jeans protest'
Israel's prime minister addressed Iran over the heads of the ayatollahs, and its youth responded with anger and ridicule.
Oct 6, 2013
The old shoot-from-the-hip Netanyahu is back
In calling for the return of Jewish settlers to a contested home in Hebron, the prime minister has himself returned to some bad habits.
Sep 23, 2013
Are Rohani's Rosh Hashanah blessings a diplomatic signal?
'Happy New Year to you. Now, could you ask your Supreme Leader to stop calling for the elimination of the Jewish state,' Jeffrey Goldberg tweets back.
Sep 7, 2013
Iran goes on a diplomatic Twitter campaign
After sending out Rosh Hashanah wishes to Jews around the world, Iran's foreign minister tweets that Iran doesn't deny the Holocaust in response to a tweet by Nancy Pelosi's daughter.
Sep 6, 2013
Is an abusive racist the best Israeli PR can produce?
Facebook messages posted by Daniel Seaman, who will head Israel’s public diplomacy efforts, raise serious doubts about his judgment.
Aug 13, 2013
Netanyahu's conduct in renewed peace talks: One step forward, three steps back
If the prime minister wants the Americans, Palestinians and most of all the Israeli public to take him seriously, he must leave his old tactics behind.
Aug 12, 2013
Is Prime Minister Netanyahu a chauvinist?
Conspicuous lack of senior female officials within the PM's Bureau and beyond creates the impression that Netanyahu is a conservative chauvinist stuck somewhere in the 1980s.
Aug 2, 2013
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