The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, February 18
From PM Benjamin Netanyahu firing shots against Iran nuclear talks, to Hamas secretly asking Israel to show restraint in Gaza, Haaretz brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
Iran and the six world powers will kick off three-day talks in Vienna over a permanent nuclear agreement, with both sides saying they have doubts about the chances of a breakthrough.
The deterioration of Israel's international standing became glaringly evident when at least two leading international companies bidding to build private seaports in Israel dropped out due to concerns over the political repercussions, with only three groups remaining in contention.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh secretly asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to retrain Israeli military operations against Gaza.
The government is thinking to reduce the poverty rate by redefining "poor," with the debate potentially having major implications for funding recommendations.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired shots against Iran nuclear talks in a hard-hitting speech to American Jewish leaders, showing no signs of willingness to compromise on the issue.
Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett said that Jews outside Israel “should have some sort of say” in the Israeli government’s affairs, suggesting Israel offer “semi-citizenship” to Diaspora Jews.
Of 2,439 streets in Tel Aviv, only 62 — a paltry 2.5 percent — are named for women, with six of those cases including the name of women mentioned together with their husbands.
Google Maps Street View now offers a virtual tour giving you a sneak peek at Israeli sites, including the Knesset, Western Wall Tunnels and Ben-Gurion's home.
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