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WATCH LIVE: Netanyahu discusses US-Israel relationship at AIPAC conference in Washington - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Prime minister's speech comes at a time when Jerusalem and the Obama Administration are at loggerheads over Iran issue.

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US envoy Power at AIPAC: There will never be a sunset on America's commitment to Israel's security - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Power says that there is an alarming surge in global anti-Semitism.

Kerry in Geneva vows to stand with Israel at UN against isolation and delegitimization - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

US secretary of state defends Israel at opening session of UNHRC in Geneva.

Despite threats, Iraqi Christians vow to remain in home country - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Iraqi Christians say they have no intention of leaving the country despite the recent abduction of over 200 Assyrian Christians by the Islamic State.

ISIS allegedly threatens Twitter executive, staff - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Social media companies, including Twitter, have removed content and suspended accounts that post gruesome content, such as executions.

Book: Mossad deciphering ISIS, al-Qaida messages encoded in porn - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Author Gordon Thomas claims that Israeli cyber warriors were tracking message boards online in search of specially encrypted messages from the likes of al-Qaida and Islamic State.

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran still withholding key information on atomic program - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

IAEA chief Amano says Iran yet to clarify issues relating to explosives tests and other measures that might have been used for bomb research.

What is a giant replica of an Iranian Shihab missile doing in Tel Aviv? - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Anonymous campaign sparks curiosity in Tel Aviv.

The mother of all festivals - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Sigal Weissbein-Rozman, the artistic director of Holon’s upcoming Women’s Festival, prepares to celebrate and examine the role of women and mothers in Israeli society.

WATCH: Netanyahu, Bennett battle 'evil' Obama in Star Wars-style light sabre duel - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

An Israeli film production company posted a humorous – and, it should be noted, completely fictitious - clip on Facebook.

Egypt’s plan for 'joint Arab force' a non-starter, but shows cooperative intent against threats - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Expert to ‘Post’: Whether it is a nuclear armed Shi’ite Iran or ISIS, Saudi Arabia may be seeking a way to rally support.

Israel charges 4 businessmen for allegedly smuggling weapons-making material to Hamas - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

The affair was under a gag order imposed by military censorship.

Palestinian sources: Kerry pressing Abbas to hold off on anti-Israel measures before election - Sun, 01 Mar 2015

PLO Central Council is set to convene in Ramallah this week to discuss the Palestinian response to Israel’s decision to withhold tax revenues belonging to the PA.

Police arrest Arab man found with arsenal of stun grenades at Shuafat checkpoint - Sun, 01 Mar 2015

While the suspect was questioned, Rosenfeld said the grenades were seized and safely neutralized by sappers.

'Rebuilding Gaza Strip could take a century if Israel keeps blockade' - Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Gaza needs more than 800,000 truckloads of building materials to repair infrastructure damaged in the 2014 war with Israel, Oxfam says.

Technion President Peretz Lavie appointed chairman of Association of University Heads - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

The association serves as a voluntary body founded by the heads of Israel's research universities. It aims to promote and improve the management of aspects of common interest to all the universities.

Netanyahu set to 'reveal new details to Congress about emerging Iran deal' - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

The premier will speak Monday at the AIPAC conference just a day before his much anticipated address to a joint session of the US Congress.

Congress uninformed on Iran deal while Israel already 'knows a lot,' official says - Sun, 01 Mar 2015

Senior official in Netanyahu's Washington entourage would not elaborate on how Israel has the details of the Iran deal still in progress.

Jerusalem mayor Barkat helped raise nearly NIS 250m. for capital in 2014 - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

“We were able to translate the love of Jerusalem worldwide into contributions of hundreds of millions of shekels for the city.”

Hamas 'working to double its arsenal of rockets for next war with Israel' - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Marwan Issa told a gathering Gaza City that Hamas continues to manufacture rockets and forge alliances with whoever can assist its cause.

Yemen Houthi delegation to Iran to strengthen ties - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Iran’s Mahan Air made its first flight from Tehran to Sanaa on Sunday under the new civil aviation agreement; Drone attack in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants - sources

Jordan's king calls fight against Islamic State 'a third world war' - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

"This brings Muslims, Christians, other religions together in this generational fight," Abdullah said an interview with CNN.

Egypt announces plans for new capital city amid signals of renewed Gulf ties - Sun, 01 Mar 2015

The unnamed city is linked to ruler of Dubai's adviser whose company will break ground on the project and whose ruler pledged funds to Sisi's government after its 2013 coup.

'Jews using Holocaust to suck the blood of Germans,' Egypt TV host says - Mon, 02 Mar 2015

The video footage of host Gaber al-Karmoty first appeared on the Egyptian ON TV network and was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

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