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1st March 2015 - Reuters

Israeli Official Sees U.S. Congress as ‘Last Brake’ to Stop Iran Deal

The U.S. Congress could be "the last brake" for stopping a nuclear deal with Iran, a senior Israeli official said on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in the United States for a speech this week that has strained U.S.-Israeli relations.

1st March 2015 - USA Today

Forget About the Speech, Focus on Iran, AIPAC Says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before Congress on Tuesday has spawned a bitter debate on two continents, but there was no apparent dissent at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Sunday.

1st March 2015 - The Washington Post

Thousands March to Remember Slain Putin Critic

Russians turned out by the tens of thousands Sunday to mourn an opposition leader who was murdered only a few steps from the Kremlin, amid fears that his death was just the beginning of a new wave of violence.

1st March 2015 - The New York Times

Argentine President Denies Cover-Up in Bombing Inquiry

resident Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of Argentina made an impassioned defense on Sunday of her role in the investigation into the fatal bombing of a Jewish community center here in 1994, days after a judge dismissed criminal allegations against her.

1st March 2015 - Reuters

Iraq Says Launches Offensive on Islamic State North of Baghdad

Iraq's army and Shi'ite militia have launched a long-awaited offensive against Islamic State in Salahuddin province, a stronghold of the radical Islamist fighters north of Baghdad, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday.