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Jordanian King to visit Russia to discuss counter-terrorism (Reuters)
Turkey, Russia, Iran agree on mechanism to monitor Syria cease-fire violations (Reuters)
Jihadist group Fateh al-Sham attacks FSA rebel groups in Syria, rebels say (Reuters)
UN Syria envoy says not far from final Kazakhstan declaration (Reuters)
Syrian rebels say no plan to sign official statement at Kazakhstan talks (Reuters)
Second day of Syria talks kicks off in Kazakhstan (AP)
Iraqi forces preparing offensive on western Mosul, commander says (Reuters)
State of emergency declared for 50 California counties drenched by winter storms (AP)
U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director (Reuters)
U.S. Senate committee OKs Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, must still pass full Senate (Reuters)
White House says 'no decision' on moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem (Haaretz)
France condemns Israeli approval for East Jerusalem housing plans(Haaretz)
U.S. denies Russian claim that they flew a joint mission against ISIS over Syria (AP)
Syrian Kurdish YPG militia says won't be bound by Astana peace talks decisions (Reuters)
Russia warplanes fly first Syria combat mission with U.S.-led coalition, Moscow says (AP)
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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
Israel's envoy to Serbia: Israeli filmmakers only use Palestinian issue to win prizes abroad
When Israeli ambassador Yossi Levy took to the stage, before an audience of 3,500, he praised the fact that Israeli cinema 'is doing splendidly at international festivals'. But after the cinema, behind closed doors, the ambassador was singing a different tune.
Mar 7, 2013
After 7 years of deteriorating ties ||
Israel silent on Chavez's death, but seeks to reboot relations with Venezuela
Foreign Ministry doesn't expect Jerusalem-Caracas ties to improve in the short term, but Chavez's possible successors are friendlier toward Israel; one has Jewish roots.
Mar 6, 2013
Obama’s Middle East team: old problems, new style
The U.S. president's second-term team of secretaries and emissaries - including the major appointment of 'blank slate' Philip Gordon - augurs a new involvement in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking, though not necessarily on the part of Obama himself.
Mar 4, 2013
Nuclear talks resume after 8-month hiatus ||
In ice-cold Kazakhstan, world powers try to thaw nuclear talks with Iran
After a months-long break and a new report from the IAEA, world powers and Iran renewed their nuclear talks. Here's a look at what the West is offering and what Iran is demanding.
Feb 26, 2013
The Palestinian uprising was written on Hollywood's red carpet
While neither local documentary won an Oscar this year, the hoopla surrounding the films helped wake Israelis up to the ugly reality of the occupation.
Feb 25, 2013
How Netanyahu's adviser got out of Israel's coalition talks
With Netanyahu breathing down his neck, Isaac Molho enlisted the help of Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein.
Feb 17, 2013
Government ministers star in scathing UN settlement report
While conservative columnists were quick to blame human rights groups for a damning report issued by the UN Human Rights Council, statements by Israel's finance minister and other senior officials provided more than enough of a basis for its conclusions.
Feb 3, 2013
Former Netanyahu adviser: Outgoing cabinet secretary Hauser was only one who spoke his mind
On his Facebook page, former head National Information Directorate Yoaz Hendel defends Hauser from attempts of score settling by disgraced former bureau head Natan Eshel.
Feb 1, 2013
UN human rights report on Israel paves way for sanctions, further isolation
While Israel's coalition talks are focusing on the state budget and drafting ultra-Orthodox men into the military, every future member of the next cabinet should be disturbed by the UN Human Rights Council's report.
Feb 1, 2013
As long as Netanyahu is prime minister, Eshel will be around too
Despite his commitment not to seek any civil service position, Netanyahu's former bureau chief continues to act as the PM's envoy for 'special assignments.'
Jan 29, 2013
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