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Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23 (AP)
Clashes over a Confederate monument erupt in Dallas cemetery, police now removing protesters (AP)
Hundreds march against white supremacy at rallies in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas (AP)
Iraqi forces start offensive to take back IS-held city of Tal Afar (Reuters)
2 dead in small plane crash near Oregon eclipse viewing site (AP)
'Free speech rally' in Boston cut short after massive counterprotest (AP)
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truce (Reuters)
Activists protest in Germany against neo-Nazi vigil for Hitler ally (Reuters)
Eight stabbed in Russian city, police shoot man dead (Reuters)
Finnish knife attacks investigated as terrorism-related crimes, police say (Reuters)
Charlottesville mayor wants special session to remove Confederate statue (Reuters)
Trump fires chief strategist Steve Bannon (Haaretz)
Flooding leaves 82 dead, 5 million stranded in Bangladesh (DPA)
Two dead, Several wounded in stabbing in Finnish city of Turku, police say (Reuters)
Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel (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
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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