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Middle Israel:Under new management

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:34

Trump’s urge to shed Obama’s Middle Eastern legacy can hardly be more explicit, but what his impact will be is no more predictable than his next tweet.

Palestinian authorities block lawmaker critical of Abbas from travel abroad

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:02

“The attorney general can individually decide to bar someone from traveling or a court can in response to a request from the attorney general or a branch of the security apparatus.”

Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 04:31

"The occupying regime, in an attempt to normalize its situation, has for the first time referred to certain Arab countries as its allies against the resistance front," Rouhani says.

Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:47

Relations between the two regional powers worsened after hundreds of people, many of them Iranians, died in a crush at the 2015 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 06:53

A commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards cautioned the US against underestimating Iran's capabilities, saying that the US better be careful or it shall receive "a slap in the face."

ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:33

The terror group officially claimed responsibility late Tuesday night for the rocket fire that was aimed at southern Israel on Monday.

‘Gaza-Sinai’ state idea a danger under Trump, warns Gaza analyst

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 08:26

Could a Palestinian state state comprised of Gaza and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula become a real alternative? And what effect would it have on Israel?

Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf, nixes meeting with top Lebanese cleric

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 04:18

"You can pass on my respects to the Grand Mufti, but I will not cover myself up," says French far-right presidential contender.

Iran bans chess players for 'bad hijab,' match against Israeli

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:14

Iran forbids athletes from competing against Israelis in sporting events; often players will feign illness or injury to avoid matches.

ISIS in Sinai: the Libyan connection

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 22:21

In the chaos of Libya’s civil war, the huge army arsenal was up for grabs

Hamas leaders pledge to defend Palestinian people, cause

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 21:53

Yahiya Sinwar, the newly elected Hamas chief, and Ismail Haniyeh, the outgoing Gaza chief, both declared that they will defend the Palestinian people and their cause on Monday.

Russian deputy FM to ‘Post’: Hezbollah will leave Syria when conflict is over

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:49

Oleg Syromolotov made this statement in an exclusive interview with the 'Post,' and also said that he understood Israel's concern that Hezbollah will remain in Syria and pose a long-lasting threat.

Global arms sales at highest level since Cold War

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:15

Israel a minor player in importing arms, but a top exporter

What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 17:02

The two rockets that were fired at Israel from Sinai on Monday were probably launched by ISIS. Should Israel consider this attack as a warning?

Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 13:36

The energy minister says that since the Iran has expanded operations all over the region ever since signing the nuclear deal.

Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 07:00

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman responds to anti-Iran comments made by Israeli and Saudi officials, claiming their shared stance comes as no surprise.

Egypt's top court upholds 10 death sentences over football violence

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 05:54

The verdict from the Court of Cassation, which also upheld a lower court's sentencing of 10 men to 15 years in jail, 14 men to 10 years, and 15 men to five years, is final and cannot be appealed.

Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 05:48

Mattis, on his first trip to Iraq as Pentagon chief, is hoping to assess the war effort as US-backed Iraqi forces launch a new push to evict Islamic State militants from Mosul.

Singapore PM: Mideast is an emotional issue for Muslims in Southeast Asia

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 05:20

“People all over the world are seized with the Israeli-Palestinian issue,” Lee said.