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At least 30 dead after Suicide bomber strikes mosque in Afghan capital Kabul (Reuters)
US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack (AP)
Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchange fire at border (AP)
U.S.-backed Syrian force declare victory over ISIS in Raqqa (AP)
Lebanon's parliament passes first budget since 2005 (AP)
Syrian refugee detained in Greece on terror charge (AP)
John Kerry: Ending Iran nuclear deal would worsen North Korea situation (Reuters)
Israel Police claim to have detained Palestinian with intentions to carry out truck-ramming attack
Turkey orders arrest of 110 people over Gulen links, local media report (Reuters)
U.S. Senate passes budget blueprint key to Trump overhaul tax effort (Reuters)
Protesters decry 'Nazi hate' outside Richard Spencer speech at Florida U (Haaretz)
Putin says Russia's mistake was to trust the West too much (Reuters)
Israel strikes target in Syria in response to spillover fire (Haaretz)
One killed, 6 wounded in Kurdish protest against Iraqi takeover of city (Reuters)
Putin accuses U.S. of failing nuclear, chemical weapons treaties obligations (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
What Iran has learned from the Korean crisis
While it remains unclear how serious is the North Korean threat of war, and how far its missiles can reach, the example set by Pyongyang is spurring Tehran to persevere with its own nuclear program.
Apr 4, 2013
Yair Lapid, the two Mrs. Cohens, and the infantilization of Israeli economics
The commentariat and twitterati may have stuck their knives into Lapid's Facebook column but as long as there is no one educating the public to demand anything better, Lapid will continue setting his own shallow agenda.
Apr 2, 2013
After the monkey that didn't quite make it to space, the Iranian 'stealth bomber'
Iran continues to showcase its technological achievements in commemoration of 34 years to the Islamic Revolution, with the aim of presenting Iran as at the forefront of technology, despite its international isolation.
Feb 2, 2013
IAF long-range capabilities mean more than just Iran in the crosshairs
Israel hasn't taken responsibility for attacks on distant targets, but foreign reports attribute at least four strikes in Syria and Sudan to Israel in recent years.
Jan 30, 2013
Iran's space monkey is merely a PR stunt
Despite the claims by Iran that their recent rocket launch is a breakthrough in their space program, experts say nothing new has been achieved.
Jan 28, 2013
Who spread reports of an 'explosion' at Iran's Fordow nuclear plant and why?
According to the report, the explosion in Fordow seriously damaged many of the centrifuges in the plant and trapped underground 240 employees who have yet to be rescued. But if this is true, why have the major news networks dismissed it?
Jan 28, 2013
More Catholic than Bibi: Lieberman is now the true Likud
A week after Likud 'princes' were ousted in the party primaries, Yisrael Beiteinu chairman promotes second-generation Revisionists at the expense of his hitherto loyal allies. Does that pave the way to his taking over Likud?
Dec 5, 2012
Winners and losers of Israel-Hamas cease-fire
It is premature to assess whether the cease-fire is good or bad for Israel, but the winners and losers are already clear.
Nov 22, 2012
War by all means – How the IDF fights in 2012
Israel has taken a new tactic in the current round of violence, centered both in the air and in cyberspace.
Nov 15, 2012
In U.S. election, only Israel and Pakistan would have voted against Obama
Washington is in an impossible position where it is both urging the leaderships of both nations to solve their problems, while at the same time aiding them in perpetuating the current situation.
Nov 7, 2012
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