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Yemen peace talks extended by a week, UN envoy says (Reuters)
Gov't to confirm Moshe Kahlon as economy minister on Sunday (Haaretz)
Palestinian arrested with knives, axes, bullets after driving car with fake Israeli plates (Haaretz)
Erdogan says military schools to be shut down, commanders will report to defense minister (Reuters)
Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off coast of Greek island of Crete (Reuters)
U.S. federal investigation launched into Texas hot air balloon accident that left 16 dead (Reuters)
Hot air balloon carrying 16 crashes in Texas (AP)
Over 100 high school dormitories burned in Kenya in wave of arson attacks (AP)
Palestine Cup final postponed by two days after some Gaza players barred from West Bank (Haaretz)
Turkish authorities free over 800 soldiers in probe into failed coup (AP)
43 killed in fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in southeast Turkey (AP)
At least 52 killed in monsoon floods in India, authorities say (AP)
Teen released, 2 in custody following French church attack (AP)
Turkey kills 35 Kurdish militants after they try to storm base, officials says (Reuters)
Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack (Reuters)
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by Anshel Pfeffer
Calling your political rival a Nazi is a time-hallowed tradition in Israel
This specific term is a something left and right in Israel have always used against each other.
Jan 19, 2014
Israeli government to back bill banning use of Nazi symbols
Etgar Keret imagines a 'brave new Israel' where the word 'Nazi' isn't banned
Before you ban 'Nazi,’ stop trivializing the Holocaust
How not to write an analysis piece on a possible war with Iran
A report published on the Business Insider website, saying Israel and the U.S. are preparing for a strike against Iran, contains nothing exclusive, no new information, and is riddled with gross inaccuracies.
Jun 23, 2012
From the start, nuclear talks between Iran and the West were doomed
The death knell was sounded over ten thousand kilometers away, in a meeting between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin that failed to present a united front.
Jun 19, 2012
Eight points to pay attention to in the Moscow talks – and two to ignore
It is pointless to try and predict in advance the outcome of Iran's nuclear talks with the West, or even to get a clear indication during the talks about what direction they are going in.
Jun 18, 2012
Pessimism on eve of Moscow nuclear talks with Iran
Just days before the third round of talks between Western powers and the Islamic Republic, it would hardly be an exaggeration to say that hopes for a breakthrough are at their lowest level ever.
Jun 15, 2012
Ahead of next P5+1 talks, a package deal with Iran may be on the table
Perhaps the six world powers would be willing to swallow that, in order to kill two crows with one stone, a deal with Iran would include limiting uranium enrichment and a peace formula for Syria.
Jun 14, 2012
Politics gets in the way of the Obama administration's Iran policy
Were the cyber warfare leaks private, or a part of an administration initiative sanctioned from up high?
Jun 11, 2012
With Russian and Chinese backing, Iran continues to play tough
The two countries do not seem to be budging in their opposition to any intervention in Syria, despite the daily reports of new massacres. Iran seems to be betting on receiving the same level of backing.
Jun 7, 2012
Iran continues to play for time at the IAEA
Iranian envoy tells IAEA not involve itself in investigating the members of the organization's use of nuclear material, yet promises cooperation at upcoming meetings.
Jun 6, 2012
Israelis are more afraid of losing U.S. support than of the Iranian bomb
The politician Israelis are most afraid of is not Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei but rather U.S. President Barack Obama.
Jun 5, 2012
Why are Israel and America suddenly speaking so openly about cyber warfare?
The IDF has for the first time officially admitted using cyber warfare, while American officials have also revealed for the first time the level of cooperation with Israel in developing and deploying cyber weapons against Iran's nuclear program.
Jun 4, 2012
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