Israel will allow Palestinian vehicles to enter Jerusalem for the first time in 15 years. (Ma'an)

Israeli occupation forces detain 18 Palestinians across the West Bank. (Ma'an)

The Shin Bet says a Hamas cell allegedly planned a terrorist attack on Purim. (Ha'aretz/Times of Israel)

Western-backed fighters in southwestern Syria speak out against al-Qaeda. (Reuters)

Pres. Obama and PM al-Abadi will discuss the fight against ISIS today at a White House meeting. (Reuters/AP/New York Times/The National)

American soldiers back in Iraq find security forces in disrepair. (New York Times) 

The Pentagon says ISIS is losing ground in Iraq and is gaining in Syria. (AP)

FM Zarif lays out a four-point Yemen peace plan including dialogue and humanitarian aid. (Reuters)

Russia paves the way for missile system deliveries to Iran and starts an oil-for-goods swap.(Reuters/AP/Washington Post/Times of Israel/Jerusalem Post)

DM Ya'alon says the Russia-Iran missile deal is a direct result of the Lausanne talks. (Ha'aretz)

The White House steps up Iran pitch to Jewish leaders and donors. (JTA/Ha'aretz/Times of Israel/Jerusalem Post)


Bel Trew says in the rubble of Gaza, the militias are once again arming up and preparing for the inevitable war with Israel. (Foreign Policy)

Raed Omari says the problem in Yarmouk will remain humanitarian and never political or military despite ISIS’s presence there. (Al Arabiya)

Mohammed Othman looks at how women in Gaza can divorce. (Al-Monitor)

Ha'aretz says the Zionist Union must resist temptation of joining PM Netanyahu's government. (Ha'aretz)

Ben Caspit asks how Netanyahu will meddle in the next American presidential race. (Al-Monitor)

Faisal J. Abbas says Pakistan should realize it is not immune to the Iranian threat. (Al Arabiya)

The New York Times says as American and Iraqi leaders take stock this week of the fight against ISIS, they must come up with a feasible plan for the road ahead. (New York Times)

AP interviews deputy chief of Hezbollah Sheikh Naim Kassem. (AP)

Thanassis Cambanis says Iran is winning the war for dominance of the Middle East. (Foreign Policy)

Amos Harel says for Israel, Iran missile deal is an obstacle - but not insurmountable. (Ha'aretz)

The Washington Post looks at Iran's absurd persecution of American journalist Jason Rezaian. (Washington Post)

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