Daybreak: Congress ♥ Bibi
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news
• Prime Minister Netanyahu’s blocking back in the U.S. Congress is the Republican caucus. [NYT]
• Diplomats are working to craft an apparatus whereby the Palestinian resolution would be postponed in the U.N. Security Council, in order to allow for direct talks to resume. [LAT]
• The remaining hikers in Iran were released. [Yahoo! The Envoy]
• The Obama campaign had a massive conference call yesterday in order to begin its efforts to shore up the Jewish vote. [WP The Plum Line]
• Iran’s ambassador hewed closer to the Hamas line on President Abbas’ plans, declaring U.N. recognition merely one step toward eliminating Israel. [Investigative Project on Terrorism via Ben Smith]
• Turkey has joined sanctions against Syria and is on the verge of erasing relations with its neighbor. [Ynet]
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