An IDF security assessment says the PA could collapse at any moment. (Jerusalem Post)

Pres. Abbas is visiting Belgium to rally support for Palestinian statehood. (Jerusalem Post)

Israel releases 14-year old Palestinian schoolgirl Malak al-Khatib after a two month prison term. (Ma’an/Times of Israel)

Israeli forces open fire at Palestinian homes and farmers in southern Gaza. (Ma’an/PNN)

Jordan’s Amb. to Israel Obeidat visits the al-Aqsa Mosque. (Ma’an)

DM Ya’alon is pushing for a water hookup in order to open the new Palestinian city of Rawabi. (Jerusalem Post)

Israel’s Supreme Court upholds a lower court decision in the civil case of US peace activist Rachel Corrie. (Ha’aretz/AFP)

ISIS says it is holding a Palestinian citizen of Israel it claimsis an Israeli spy. (JTA/Times of Israel/Ynet)

A bomb blast hits a Turkish checkpoint near the Syrian border, injuring three people. (Reuters/AP)

UN Envoy de Mistura says Pres. Assad must be part of the solution for easing violence in Syria. (Reuters)

ISIS extremists take control of large parts of the Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, threatening an air base where US Marines are training Iraqi troops. (Reuters)

Italy and Germany announce the temporary closure of their embassies in Yemen. (AP)

An American official says US intelligence was surprised by the collapse of the US-backed government in Yemen. (AP)

Pres. Hollande says Egypt will order 24 Rafale fighter jets, a naval frigate and related military equipment. (Reuters/AP)

Pres. Erdogan criticizes Pres. Obama for his silence over Chapel Hill shooting. (AP)

Two Saudi women are freed after 73 days in jail for driving. (New York Times/The National)


Aaron David Miller says Obama is pursuing regime change in Israel. (Foreign Policy)

Avi Issacharoff look at the "inside story" of the negotiations between former Pres. Peres and Abbas that almost led to a framework agreement in 2011. (Times of Israel)

Yuli Tamir says FM Lieberman's peace plan is a subversive and dangerous scheme. (Ha’aretz)

Hazem Balousha says Hamas and former Palestinian official Dahlan share enmity toward Abbas. (Al-Monitor)

Eva Illouz says PM Netanyahu has made fear blatantly define his political discourse. (Ha’aretz)

George Hishmeh says Netanyahu’s recent actions are likely to cripple his attempt to regain his country’s premiership. (Jordan Times)

Ben Caspit says Lieberman and Economy Minister Bennett are battling for the defense portfolio. (Al-Monitor) 

Steven Klein says Hezbollah gave Israel a text-book lesson in retaliation without escalation.(Ha’aretz)

Majid Rafizadeh says Ayatollah Khamenei and Obama are in agreement. (Al Arabiya)

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