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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday
The Culture War

The atmosphere on the street is tense.

Naftali Bennett at the Western Wall in Jerusalem
Bennett to Post: No land concessions, strong IDF and proud Jewish identity are keys to security

The Bayit Yehudi leader tells the ‘Post’ he’s concerned Netanyahu will leave his party out of the next coalition if it doesn’t pass 12 seats.

Haneen Zoabi and Jamal Zahalka
Arab parties now close to a united list, MK says

The decision to raise the electoral threshold to 3.25% of the vote has forced the parties to band together in order to win seats.

Beef tagine
Jewish ritual slaughter to commence as Polish high court overturns ban

Legal victory highlights communities’ tensions with European Jewish Association.

10/12/2014
Truffles from Ika Chocolate
Israeli chocolatier takes gold at international competition with zaatar truffle

Ika Chocolate, is a three-year-old boutique confectionery headquartered in Tel Aviv.

02/12/2014
Vienna
West has upper hand in Iran talks, Israeli officials believe, but bad deal remains major threat

While the West may have the upper hand in the nuclear talks, Iran is stonewalling and continues to work on its military nuclear capabilities.

isis
Islamic State creates police force in northwest Iraq

"Islamic Police" have cars and boats; Residents say militants arrest dissidents.

By REUTERS
19/09/2014
Hamas
Hamas and the IRA

Why will Israel not enter into discussion with the political leaders of Hamas, just as the British government instituted with the IRA, and finally achieved a settlement?

Mahmoud Abbas
Know Comment: Apologies overdue and overdone

Unfortunately, the most important, required apologies have not been forthcoming at all.

Kurds erect large Kurdistan flag in Syria protest
Encountering peace: From Kurdistan to Israel

There are significant differences between the various Kurdish regions in the area, including within Iraq itself.

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