February 2016 Headlines
In the aftermath of the U.S.-led nuclear deal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani presented medals to his country's negotiators, while striking multi-billion dollar deals with several European countries.
In an effort to decrease the incentive for carrying out terror attacks, Israel will issue an additional 30,000 work permits to Palestinian Arabs living in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank).
Since 2011, the Middle East has gone through profound and historic changes, killing hundreds of thousands of people and forcing millions of others from their homes. Some believe the region could be on the verge of regional war with global consequences.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused three Arab Knesset members of “building walls of hatred” rather than helping Arabs integrate more fully into Israeli society.
Praying for Israel should be in every Christian's top 10 most important prayer items, Eliyahu Ben-Haim, chairman of the Intercessors for Israel (IFI) in Jerusalem, said.
A U.S. Jewish group promoting a type of gay conversion therapy has moved its work to Israel.
Three terrorists slipped into Jerusalem from the West Bank and killed one police officer and wounded another as they carried out a terror attack near the Old City.
More than 80 percent of Israeli Jews believe the international community favors Palestinian interests over Israeli.