PM Netanyahu secures majority support in the new parliament and will form the next government. (AP/JTA/Times of Israel)

Pres. Rivlin calls for healing after a divisive election. (AP/JTA)

Leader of the Joint List Odeh vows to fight for Arabs rights. (Jerusalem Post)

Republican pollster who worked with Netanyahu’s reelection campaign says the Likud’s internal polls knew it was ahead two days before the election. (Times of Israel)

Sen. McCain accuses Pres. Obama of throwing a "temper tantrum" over comments by Netanyahu. (Reuters/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel)

Netanyahu’s aides cite Iran as a source of US-Israel tension. (New York Times)

Former Amb. Oren says recent critical comments by Obama were “strategically damaging” to Israel’s standing in the world. (Times of Israel)

Amb. Dermer defends Netanyahu’s two-state remarks. (Times of Israel)

US Amb. to Israel Shapiro says the US has no choice but to reexamine its policy towards Israel after comments made by Netanyahu. (Ynet)

The US does not take the podium at the UN’s Human Rights Council, during a discussion of violations of human rights in the Palestinian territories. (Times of Israel)

Hamas leader Haniyeh says his movement will continue to seek national unity and political partnership. (Ma’an)

Israel issues five demolition orders in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. (Ma’an)

Israeli forces shut down the road between Jaba and Nablus. (Ma’an) 

A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress would seed $50 million a year to promote civil society engagement between Israelis and Palestinians. (JTA)

play by Raeda Taha focuses on the clash between Palestinians’ public struggle and private suffering. (New York Times)

The National profiles the new generation of Palestinian refugees who are being sent to the best schools in the world. (The National)

ISIS fighters attack a military airport in Syria's Homs province. (Reuters)

CIA Director Brennan says Iranian Gen. Soleimani is contributing to instability in Iraq. (AP)

Human Rights Watch says insurgent groups in Syria have carried out scores of indiscriminate attacks in violation of the laws of war. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia invites PM al-Abadi to visit the kingdom. (Reuters)

Tunisian PM Essid fires six police commanders after the Bardo museum attack. (Reuters)

Houthis seize key parts of Yemen’s third-largest city, Taiz.(New York Times/The National)

Israel's Strategic Affairs Minister Steinitz says it is probable that the P5+1 would agree to a "bad deal" on Iran's nuclear program. (Reuters/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel) 


Ahmad Melhem looks at the “deepening rift” between Fatah and Hamas. (Al-Monitor)

Ahmad Tibi says Netanyahu must apologize for his anti-Arab comments. (Ynet)

Rami Khouri says the international community must “exploit” the new openings for establishing a Palestinian state. (Daily Star)

Ha’aretz says If Israel does not adopt a two-state solution, one will be forced on it. (Ha’aretz)

The Daily Star says Palestinians must develop a united voice, and one strategy to seek their legitimate rights and, ultimately, statehood.  (Daily Star)

Raghida Dergham says ISIS is now a priority that comes at the expense of the Palestinian cause. (Al Arabiya)

Gideon Levy says Netanyahu will be remembered for speaking Israel's truth. (Ha’aretz)

Nick Kochan says suffering from myriad business conflicts of interest, Tony Blair was never able to properly focus on his role as Middle East special envoy. (The National)

Yossi Verter says Obama could force Netanyahu to bring Herzog into his coalition. (Ha’aretz)

Dana Milbank asks if Israel will be able to remain a democracy. (Washington Post)

Ron Kampeas looks at the criticism Netanyahu is facing from Jewish liberals. (JTA)

Hussein Ibish says ISIS’ spread shows the power of its toxic brand. (The National)

Hisham Melhem says Obama will bequeath to his successor a shattered and infinitely more tormented Middle East than the one he had inherited. (Al Arabiya)

Faisal Al Yafai says European society is providing fertile soil for jihadi recruiters. (The National)

Eyad Abu Shakra says the Bardo attack reminds us that states like Tunisia are hostage to their geographic locations, cultural and social environments. (Asharq al-Awsat)

Michael Hayden, Olli Heinonen and Ray Takeyh say a year isn’t long enough to reverse Iranian nuclear violations. (Washington Post)

The Jordan Times hopes for a positive outcome in the P5+1 talks with Iran. (Jordan Times)

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