* The ISIS Endgame The Islamic Caliphate announced in 2014 by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of ISIS, is approaching the end of its short and terrible life. Iraqi forces, supported by Americans, have reclaimed the eastern half of Mosul and are retaking the western one.
* Hezbollah Missiles Aimed at Israel's Nuclear Reactor The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah currently has advanced missiles capable of hitting Israel's nuclear reactor, according to Hassan Nasrallah.
* South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted by court South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.
* Netanyahu in Moscow Leverages Putin Purim Greeting to Slam Iran Today, Netanyahu said, Iran - the continuation of ancient Persia - has similar designs: to wipe out the state of the Jews.
* 'Hypocritical democracy': 2016 US election was full of 'lies & farces,' China says The 2016 US presidential election was full of "lies and farces" and was driven by "power-for-money deals," which in itself was sign of "hypocritical nature of US democracy," a Chinese government agency stated in a report on America's human rights record.
* Who will dominate the Post-Islamic State Landscape in Iraq and Syria? This week, government forces captured the police directorate and the courts complex in Mosul, moving toward the denser warren of the Old City.
* How North Korea Endangers Israel While North Korea is focused on South Korea, Japan and the US, its connection to Iran may be a serious threat to Israel.
* Trump invites Abbas to White House 'soon' to discuss stalled peace process In their first call since inauguration, Trump stresses commitment to talks that lead to 'real peace' between Israel, Palestinians; Abbas speaks to Jordanian king ahead of conversation.
* Israeli Chefs take Hamantaschen to a new Culinary Level The traditional Ashkenazi-Jewish food is getting a major culinary upgrade in Tel Aviv.
* Rejecting Purim spiel, Putin tells Netanyahu to stop dwelling on past After PM tries to sell concerns over Iran based on holiday tale, Russian president says 'we now live in a different world'.