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    PM Netanyahu meets with delegation of US senators

    PM Netanyahu: I think the most important thing is to make sure that Iran doesn’t get a path to the bomb and that Iran’s aggression in Yemen and elsewhere, including around Israel’s borders, is stopped.
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    President Rivlin receives official election results

    President Rivlin appointed outgoing PM Benjamin Netanyahu with the task of forming the 34th Government of Israel. Netanyahu: The next government will be faced with two challenges: Building up our security and improving our social welfare.
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    Amb Prosor adresses UN Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict

    Across the Middle East, terrorists and extremists are poisoning the minds of the next generation, teaching them to hate, vilify, and dehumanize Israelis and Jews. We have lost an entire generation to incitement. Enough is enough.
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    20th Knesset to be sworn in March 31, 2015

    Forty new MKs will serve in the incoming Knesset. Of the 120 Knesset members, 29 will be women. This marks a new record in the number of female lawmakers, two more than the 19th Knesset.
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    President Rivlin begins consultations with elected parties

    In a democracy the majority rules, and the majority expressed its will clearly. The role of the President after the elections is to initiate the process of forming a coalition government in as swift and as transparent a way as possible.
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    Israel votes

    With 99 percent of the ballot boxes counted, results indicate that the Likud has won 30 seats and the Zionist Camp 24. Voter turnout: 71.8%. Final results will be published on Thursday, when the process of coalition-building will begin.
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    Israeli resolution adopted at UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    This is a landmark achievement - the first resolution that Israel has initiated and which was successfully passed outside of the United Nations General Assembly. It was co-sponsored by no less than 47 countries from five continents.
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    Amb Prosor addresses 59th session of Commission on the Status of Women

    When it comes to women's rights, Israel is leading by example. We understand that empowered women are the foundation of thriving societies. Israeli women haven't just broken the glass ceiling, they have shattered it!
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    PM Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    The transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before a joint session of the US Congress.
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    PM Netanyahu's speech at the AIPAC Policy Conference

    If Iran develops nuclear weapons, it would have the means to annihilate Israel, as it has vowed to do. As prime minister of Israel, I have a moral obligation to speak up in the face of these dangers while there's still time to avert them.
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    Israel and Jordan sign 'Seas Canal' agreement

    Minister Shalom: This is the most important and significant agreement since the peace treaty with Jordan. This is the peak of fruitful and very good cooperation between Israel and Jordan.
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    President Rivlin meets with Apple CEO Tim Cook in Jerusalem

    President Rivlin: Your contribution to humanity is unprecedented. Even for me as one who prefers to write with a pen and paper, it is clear to me what a great miracle you have created.
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    Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council

    If the Oscars for Maintenance of International Peace and Security were given at the UN, I would not be surprised if Iran, Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority were awarded prizes.
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    FM Liberman on the US court decision

    The decision of the court in New York to order the Palestinian Authority to compensate the terror victims of the second intifada is first and foremost a moral victory for the State of Israel and the victims of terror.
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    PM Netanyahu addresses Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

    I think the greatest danger facing humanity is the possibility that any movement or any regime of militant Islam will arm itself with the weapons of mass destruction.
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