WATCH: Netanyahu takes a firm stance, despite criticism
What is behind the criticism of PM Netanyahu's upcoming speech before the U.S. Congress and his participation in the Paris rally? • Editor Steve Ganot speaks with columnists Ruthie Blum and Annika Hernroth-Rothstein about Israel's involvement abroad.
Former Olmert aide released from prison
Shula Zaken, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's bureau chief, wins early parole, is released from jail after six months • Zaken prohibited from leaving Israel before June 2015 • "Thank God for giving me the strength to weather this experience," she says.
Argentine president seeks overhaul of intelligence services
Following the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez calls for the dissolution of the country's intelligence services • Last week, Fernandez suggested Nisman's death was part of a plot against her government.
Swedish journalist poses as Jew, documents anti-Semitism
Peter Lindgren conducted an experiment: He put on a kippah and a Star of David and documented the responses of residents of the Swedish city of Malmo • The resulting video features locals calling him a "dirty Jew" and worse. Israel Hayom Staff.
Japan stunned after video claims death of IS hostage
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on apparent execution of Islamic State hostage Haruna Yukawa: I am left speechless. We strongly and totally criticize such acts • PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel stands alongside Japan and the Japanese people in this difficult hour.