* Netanyahu: Israel reserves the right to defend itself In his first public comments on a North American visit that will include talks with US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Friday Israel reserved the right to defend itself against Iran.
* Security and Defense: A larger calling Two years after the invasion of Poland, Arieh Herzog was born.
* Terror Expert Warns of Continued Threat to Israelis Abroad The outgoing head of the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau warned on Thursday that Israelis abroad are still under the threat of terror attacks.
* Netanyahu to Demand Obama Commit to Military Action in Iran Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will press U.S. President Barack Obama for an explicit threat of military action against Iran if sanctions fail.
* A-Jad Tested as Iran Votes Polls have opened in Iran's parliamentary elections, the first major voting since the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in June 2009.
* Egypt: Christians, Actors Targeted as Islam Rises As Islamist parties gain power in Egypt, the country has seen a wave of lawsuits accusing various figures of "insulting Islam."
* 'Twisted' waves could boost capacity of wi-fi and TV A striking demonstration of a means to boost the information-carrying capacity of radio waves has taken place across the lagoon in Venice, Italy.
* EU summit: All but two leaders sign fiscal treaty All but two of the EU's 27 leaders have signed a new treaty to enforce budget discipline within the bloc.
* Liberman: Israel prepared to provide aid to Syria Israel is prepared to provide humanitarian aid to victims of the clashes in Syria at any moment that it is asked.
* Clinton congratulates Serbia on EU candidacy US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulated Serbia Friday for achieving the status of candidate for admission to the European Union.