News Briefs

Adar 10, 5775 / Sunday, March 01, 2015
Countdown to Congress speech

Netanyahu Leaves for 'Critical, Historic' Trip to Washington

Speaking ahead of flight to the US, where he will address Congress, PM says he represents 'all Israelis, even those who disagree with me.'
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Inside Israel, 12:24 PM

Yechimovich: Bibi's First Call After 2013 Elections Was to Me

Former Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich argues Netanyahu really is planning a 'unity gov't' with her party.
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Defense/Security, 12:55 PM

Hamas Activist Threatens Chabad Emissary in Hevron

Chabad Emissary Rabbi Yitzhak Naimark says Hamas-identified Arab from Hevron threatening him for work with IDF soldiers in the area.
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Middle East, 12:28 PM

'America Softer on Islamist Terrorism than Egypt'

Egyptian weekly hints that Egypt can't count on US, will form anti-terror coalitions with Arab countries and Russia instead.
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Inside Israel, 11:25 AM

Likud Hopes for Two-Seat Rise After Netanyahu Congress Speech

Anxious Likud MKs hope PM's speech at Congress will turn agenda back to security, give them momentum before elections.
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Inside Israel

Lapid: Netanyahu Should Not Be Prime Minister

In Channel Two interview, Yair Lapid attacks Netanyahu for Washington trip, putting 'interest in political survival' before Israel.
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Daily Israel Report



Is Netanyahu right to agree to address Congress?
Daily Israel Report

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