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Benjamin Bibi Netanyahu (Gali Tibbon / AFP / Getty)

Netanyahu: ‘No Restriction’ on Defending Ourselves Against Syria Threat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Israel will not accept any limitation on its activities in Syria and will continue to defend its citizens, ahead of a visit to the Munich Security Conference, which he called “the most important security convention in the world.”

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Saudis, Israel Present United Front Against Iran Threat

Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised to seek new sanctions on the Shi’ite Muslim power.

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Munich Conference Cancels Joint Session with Israeli, Iranian Ministers

Organizers of the Munich Security Conference hurriedly rearranged the agenda for their Sunday morning sessions, after Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said he was relishing the original itinerary, on which he was scheduled to share a platform, unprecedentedly, with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

German chancellor Angela Merkel

Trump’s First Win: Germany Hints at Compromises on Trade, Military

As President Trump finished his first 24 hours in office by attending an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral, German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to seek compromises with the new President on trade and military spending issues.

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EU Refugee Crisis Almost ‘Existential Threat’: John Kerry

The mass influx of refugees and other migrants into Europe spells a “near existential threat” to Europe, US secretary of state John Kerry said on Saturday. “The United States understands the near existential nature of this threat to the politics