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'Rabin wanted the embassy in Jerusalem back in 1989'

Jewish-American diplomat Dennis Ross, who among his many roles served as former President Barack Obama's Middle East adviser, revealed on Tuesday …

Israel

Congressmen introduce bill for Israeli-Palestinian peace fund

Two congressmen introduced a measure to establish and provide money for an international fund to promote peace between Israel and Palestinians.<p>Reps. …

Israel

Saudi king visits Indonesia with 'cars and entourage'

<b>Saudi Arabia's king is visiting Indonesia for the first time in 47 years. And while his official business in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation is receiving a lot of attention, so is the holiday to Bali and the luxury goods going with him.</b><p>King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is in Jakarta …

Indonesia

Professor Rebecca Gould's counter-factual, and antisemitic, Holocaust argument

The Telegraph reported last week:<p>Bristol University is investigating claims of anti-Semitism after an article by one of its lecturers emerged, in …

'Netanyahu should've been more courageous'

Avi Ro’eh, chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council and the Yesha Council, speaks after the eviction of nine homes in Ofra.

Coptic Christian mother sees husband and son killed

Hundreds of Coptic Christians have fled Egypt’s northern Sinai region after a spate of attacks by the Islamic State group.<p>They are taking refuge in the city of Ismailiya after seven Christians were murdered within two weeks.<p>Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt’s population and have been …

Egypt

In setback for humanitarian work, Yemen Houthis stop UN aid chief from entering Taez city

ADEN // Yemen's Houthi rebels on Tuesday blocked the United Nation's aid chief from entering Taez city where he was to assess the humanitarian …

Syria

Arab Hope Makers initiative launched

Shaikh Mohammad launches new Dh1 million initiative to recognise individuals and institutions in community service and humanitarian work

Deputy FM urges need to stop politicizing human rights

<b>IRNA – Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday stressed the need for interaction and dialogue and</b> …

Human Rights

Dubai gold hovers near Dh152.25. Will it remain stable?

Gold fell on Wednesday as the dollar strengthened on hawkish comments overnight from US Federal Reserve officials, while an eagerly awaited speech by …

Sharansky to stay an extra year as Jewish Agency chief

Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Executive for the Jewish Agency for Israel, will head the organization for an extra year.

Israel

Israel must stand up against anti-Semitism in US, Rivlin says

Israel must speak up against rising anti-Semitism in America, President Reuven Rivlin said Tuesday, while calling on the US administration to …

Israel

Putin is expected to lead the anti-Trump front in Syria or to engage in bargaining with Trump

– The explicit Turkish-Iranian bickering is unprecedented<p>– Turkey has lost Mosul but managed to occupy a part of Syria<p>– The Erdogan coup against his …

Iranian MPs move to hand control over bond market to Central Bank

Iran’s moderate-leaning parliament appears to be pushing for control over the lucrative bond market to be given to the central bank.

Iran

9 militants ‘neutralized’ in Algeria

Author: AFPWed, 2017-03-01ID: 1488313540265634700ALGIERS: The Algerian army “neutralized” nine militants in the North African country’s restive …

Terrorism

ISIS Now Beheading Christians in Middle East, Takes Its Unholy War to Nation with Highest Number of Christians

Since ISIS became a formidable foe in the Middle East, the radical Islamist group has made a name for itself through extreme brutality.<p>It took large …

Turkey respects Iraq's territorial integrity: PM

By Emin Avundukluoglu<p><b>ANKARA</b><p>Turkey’s prime minister Tuesday stressed that Ankara respects Iraq’s territorial integrity as well as its constitution.<p>At …

Palestinian child killed in Lebanese camp - but Abbas didn't bother to visit the camps when he was there

Clashes between gunmen in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon killed a child on Tuesday, the latest casualty in several …

'US supported Israel's opponent during Protective Edge'

Jerusalem Post managing editor Caroline Glick called Operation Cast Lead "the most successful operation" in Israeli history in response to the State …

Fighting erupts in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency has reported clashes between rival Palestinian factions that left several people wounded in a refugee camp …

Refugees

Turkish opposition party chief slams Greece over islets

The leader of Turkey's opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has called on the Greek people to teach “tactless" politicians -- who he accused …

Watch: Interview with convicted ISIS terrorists

<b>Tags:</b>terrorism, ISIS<p>Related Stories<p>US Senator reintroduces bill to cut off funding to PA<br>• Verdict for Israeli facing death sentence postponed<br>• Watch: …

Israeli archaeology blamed for potholes

Every winter, potholes and cracks appear around Israel because of the rains.<p>And every winter, the Arabs who live in Silwan blame their "landslides" …

Three potential areas of conflict between Turkey and Russia

Ankara and Moscow will hold a high-level cooperation council meeting on March 9 and 10 in St. Petersburg. The meeting will be headed by Turkish …

Hürriyet voices regret over army-gov't story, calls headline an editorial mistake

The Hürriyet daily, which is at the center of government criticism due to one of its recent reports about the government-military relationship, has …

Bosnian library to restore and digitize Ottoman manuscripts

Almost ruined manuscripts and historical documents belonging to the Ottoman era will be restored and transferred to digital platforms with a new …

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Rafsanjani died in mysterious circumstances, says his daughter

The daughter of former Iranian President and chairman of the Expediency Discernment Council, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died aged 83 on 8 January, …

Dear Donald: Ahmadinejad's letter and the not-so-secret Iranian fondness for Trump

Donald Trump’s first month as US president has been characterised by chaotic authoritarianism and judicial push back, prompting speculation that the …