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Israel to transfer tax funds to Palestinians

Transfer of tax revenues will enable Palestinians to head off burgeoning financial crisis that left the authority unable to pay full salaries of 180,000 workers<p><b>Israel</b> will hand over more than £300 million in tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday after resolving a months-long …

Israel

Netanyahu says Iran trying to conquer Middle East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened Iran to the Nazis Wednesday and warned again that Tehran must be prevented from obtaining nuclear weapons.<p>As Israel marked its Holocaust memorial day, Netanyahu linked the Nazi genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II to Iran’s contested …

Twitter is changing how the media covers the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Benjamin Wallace-Wells of <i>New York</i> notes that in contrast with previous Israeli-Palestinian clashes, there seems to be a lot more coverage of the …

France to begin push for UN Security Council resolution on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

France plans to start discussions with partners in the "coming weeks" on a United Nations Security Council resolution to lay out the parameters for …

White House swipes at Netanyahu with tweet of Iran bomb diagram

The White House took an apparent swipe at Benjamin Netanyahu on Twitter Wednesday, posting a diagram similar to one used by the Israeli prime minister -- only this time, using it to defend the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The White House tweet included a cartoonish sketch of a bomb. On the left side were the …

How Should Oil Markets Price in the Iran Factor?

No sooner had nuclear negotiations between Iran and the so-called “P5+1” countries ended in Switzerland on 2 April, the Islamic republic was already contemplating how to get more of its crude oil back on the market in meaningful volumes.<p>As with geopolitical events of this nature, many on the …

South Asia

Arab military surge carries risks

Washington has welcomed the muscular role Arab militaries are playing in Yemen and Syria, but their greater participation could also create a greater risk of a wider Sunni-Shia conflict across the Middle East.<p>President Barack Obama has been pressing Sunni Saudi Arabia and other Gulf state allies to …

Middle East