PM Netanyahu reopens the door to a Palestinian state, but the White House is unimpressed. (New York Times/Washington Post/AFP/JTA/The National)

Pres. Obama tells Netanyahu that the US is reassessing its approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace.(AP/PNN/JTA/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel)

White House officials are deeply enraged by Netanyahu’s comments and suggest US-Israeli relations have fundamentally changed. (Ha’aretz) 

British Deputy PM Clegg says if Netanyahu does not backtrack from 2 state remarks, Britain would have no choice but to recognize a Palestinian state. (Ha’aretz)

An Israeli official says defense ties with the US will remain "intensive" despite a deepening rift between Obama and Netanyahu. (AFP)

AIPAC urges Obama to strengthen ties with Netanyahu. (Times of Israel)

The Joint List is demanding seats on major parliamentary committees and influence in decision-making in Arab schools and budgets. (New York Times/Ha’aretz)

The IDF opens six criminal investigations into soldiers’ actions during last summer’s war in Gaza, including the bombing of a UN school. (JTA/Times of Israel/Ynet)

Egyptian navy detains nine Palestinian fishermen. (Ma’an)

Speaker Boehner will visit Israel at the end of this month. (Reuters/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel)

As she prepares to make her campaign for president official, Hillary Clinton could face polarization among Jewish Democrats if she is critical of Netanyahu. (New York Times)

UNRWA says life for Palestinian refugees in Syria is becoming increasingly “unsustainable.” (Ma’an)

Gen. Petraeus says ISIS is not the biggest problem in Iraq. (Washington Post)

ISIS publishes a video purporting to show the beheading of three Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq. (Reuters)

Ayatollah al-Sistani calls for greater professionalism and planning by government forces and allied militias in fighting ISIS. (Reuters)

In a message to Iran's people, Obama says this year represents the "best opportunity in decades" topursue a different relationship. (Reuters/AP/New York Times/Times of Israel)

The EU’s foreign ministers are due to meet Iranian nuclear negotiators in Lausanne on Saturday. (Reuters)

An IAEA report says Iran has continued to meet its commitments under an interim nuclear agreement with the P5+1. (Reuters/Jerusalem Post)

Russian official says Iran talks are close to deal, but not there yet. (AP)

AP takes a look at the main issues in the Iranian nuclear talks. (AP)


Hussein Ibish says that if they can stay politically united, Israel’s Palestinian citizens could become government kingmakers. (Politico)

Shlomi Eldar says Palestinian citizens of Israel are disappointed by the election results.

Fareed Zakaria says Israel’s great vulnerability is its Arab population. (Washington Post)

David Ignatius says the White House is considering an “open breach” in the US-Israel relationship. (Washington Post)

Avi Issacharoff says Palestinians are waiting to see which Netanyahu got reelected. (Times of Israel)

Gershom Gorenberg says Netanyahu sees the Green Line as the border between where Arabs can't vote and where they shouldn't. (Ha’aretz)

Ha’aretz says Zionist Union’s “occupation ostrich policy” was a major factor in its defeat. (Ha’aretz)

Charles Krauthammer says Netanyahu’s win will not lead to more strife. (Washington Post)

Lisa Goldman says the US has to stop enabling Netanyahu’s “bad behavior.” (Foreign Policy)

The New York Times says even before the museum attack left at least 20 people dead, Tunisia’s Arab Spring success story was fading. (New York Times)

Raed Omari says Tunisia’s terror attack “was inevitable.” (Al Arabiya)

The National says confronting the terror threat in North Africa requires European economic investment. (The National)

The Daily Star says Arab and European governments must demonstrate resolve and vigilance as they guard against potential terror attacks. (Daily Star)

Tawfik Al-Saif says Arabs should take the lead on Syria. (Asharq al-Awsat)

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