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Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning (Reuters)
Prosecution examining if Mossad head received benefits from Netanyahu crony James Packer (Haaretz)
American ambassador to UN says U.S. should maintain economic sanctions on Russia (Reuters)
Turkish prosecutors seek 142-year sentence for pro-Kurdish party leader (AP)
Nigerian jet mistakenly bombs refugee camp, killing 100, says official (AP)
Iran's Rohani: Trump's talk on nuclear deal is 'mainly slogans' (AP)
Car bomb blast in Baghdad kills at least seven (Reuters)
Iran to operate mobile service network in Syria (Reuters)
Martin Luther King Day parade in Miami erupts into mayhem with 8 shot (AP)
France backs Syria truce objectives at proposed talks in Kazakhstan (Reuters)
Malaysia Airlines says search for MH370 was 'thorough and comprehensive' (AP)
Iraqi forces push into ISIS-held pocket in eastern Mosul (Reuters)
UN says suspends air drops to Syria's Deir al-Zor due to 'heavy fighting' (Reuters)
Trump's criticism makes Europeans close ranks, says French minister (Reuters)
German court rejects ban on far-right party accused of promoting anti-Semitism (Reuters)
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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
No joy, no thrills, no spills: a somber mood in Washington as Middle East talks resume
Lack of fireworks, festivity, and far-reaching statements marked the first joint press conference given by Israeli, Palestinian, and American negotiators.
Jul 31, 2013
Yair Lapid's High Noon on Facebook
Finance Minister Yair Lapid triggers a string of harsh Facebook comments by bringing up Holocaust remembrance trips against striking Foreign Ministry workers.
Jul 30, 2013
Likud ministers finally understood that the stalemate with the Palestinians poses strategic threat to Israel
After cabinet votes to free Palestinian prisoners, most Likud ministers finally comprehended that the impasse in talks threatens the country’s international legitimacy and its ability to thwart moves in the United Nations.
Jul 29, 2013
Twitter diplomacy ||
Swedish FM praises resumption of 'Ramallah-Tel Aviv' talks
Carl Bildt lauds renewal of negotiations, tweeting 'excellent news that there will be a resumption of peace talks between Tel Aviv and Ramallah. EU supports.'
Jul 23, 2013
Israel opens a 'virtual embassy' to Gulf states
The Foreign Ministry's Twitter account is akin to the U.S. State Department's websites for communicating with Iranians and Syrians.
Jul 21, 2013
Taksim Square protests put the deep freeze on Israel-Turkey reconciliation
After Turkish PM Erdogan's quashing of demonstrations, and the anti-Semitic comments by some of his allies, the first step toward a rapprochement is up to him, Western diplomats say.
Jul 8, 2013
'Shin Bet is a collaborator,' say striking Israeli Foreign Ministry workers
While Foreign Ministry workers' union strikes near Shin Bet headquarters, representatives meet with Finance Ministry in Jerusalem to negotiate.
Jul 3, 2013
Israeli diplomats to protest against the Shin Bet over Foreign Ministry strike
The Foreign Ministry's union says the security service is being used to break the strike; the Shin Bet says it is 'just following orders.'
Jul 2, 2013
Yair Lapid: 'There’s no other game in town but the two-state solution'
In interview to Washington Post, Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid says he is imploring PM Netanyahu to be 'more proactive' on peace with Palestinians and that the Palestinians must have their own country.
Jun 21, 2013
American Jews fund $2.2 million gym for Israel's Mossad
Israel's spy agency has been authorized to receive a donation from Friends of the IDF. But Mossad members aren't young draftees, they're well-paid professionals.
Jun 11, 2013
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