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Hamas: 'Zionism is in Trouble'

Zionism “is in trouble,” the leadership of Hamas opined Sunday, as it gave its own evaluation of Operation Protective Edge.Dalit Halevi, 7/12/2015, 7:55 PM

Former Diplomat: I Wouldn't Buy a Used Car from Obama

Former Israeli diplomat Yoram Ettinger said that President Barack Obama has been dead wrong on every Middle East issue during his term.Yaakov Levi, 6/4/2015, 11:24 AM

Obama Invites New Tunisian President to Washington

Obama calls Tunisia's newly elected president, hails the "spirit of peaceful compromise" Tunisians displayed during transition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 5:15 AM

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Acquitted

Mubarak, 86, cleared of corruption and murder charges over 'Arab Spring' deaths; protests erupt in Cairo over verdict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 5:54 PM

Tunisia's Presidential Election Headed for Run-Off

The two candidates in Tunisia's presidential election say initial tallies show they had passed to a second round run-off next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2014, 3:45 AM

Islamists Concede Defeat in Tunisia Elections

Tunisia's Ennahda party, which won the 2011 elections, concedes defeat to its main secular rival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 3:13 AM

Campaigning Under Way for Tunisian Elections

Campaigning officially under way for the October 26 parliamentary polls which Tunisians hope will bring stability.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2014, 5:29 AM

From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter - to Total Chaos

Analysts sum up how the Middle East has gotten worse - and what Israel should do about it.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/29/2014, 9:05 AM

Verdict in Mubarak's Trial Postponed

Egyptian court postpones a verdict in the retrial of former President on charges of corruption and killing protesters.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2014, 6:34 AM

Tunisian Islamists Won't Take Part in Presidential Election

Tunisia’s main Islamist party, Ennahda, says it will not contest a presidential election in November.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2014, 4:15 AM

Watch: Sheik Claims Arab Spring is a 'Western Plot'

Egyptian sheik claims in television interview that the Arab Spring was a Western plot to divide the Arab world into multiple fragments.Elad Benari, 6/3/2014, 6:25 AM

Hosni Mubarak Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Former Egyptian president, as well as two sons, found guilty of embezzlement.Tova Dvorin, 5/21/2014, 3:36 PM

Egyptian TV: Simpsons Episode Proves Syria War is a Conspiracy

Egyptian television channel cites a scene from "The Simpsons" as proof that the United States caused the Arab Spring revolutions.Elad Benari, 5/6/2014, 6:15 AM

Egyptian Policemen Given 10 Years for Killing Blogger

Two Egyptian policemen given 10 years in jail for the killing of a blogger whose death rallied protesters in the 2011 revolt.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 6:19 AM

Egyptian Play Blames Mossad for Arab Spring

Anti-Semitic play which aired on Egyptian television shows "hareidi Mossad agents" preparing "to control the whole world".Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 6:15 AM

Iran: 'Enemies of Islam Conspiring Against Us'

Iranian speaker of parliament gives interview in Tunisian media claiming West, Israel 'conspiring' against Muslims.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 9:18 PM

Tunisia Approves New Constitution

Tunisia's national assembly approves new constitution, three years after the overthrow of ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 5:44 AM

Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister Officially Resigns

Tunisia's Prime Minister resigns as part of a plan to end months of political deadlock.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 5:43 AM

Tunisian Parties Choose Leader for Interim Government

Tunisia's political parties choose Industry Minister Mehdi Jomaa to head an interim government of independent figures.Elad Benari, 12/15/2013, 6:19 AM

Jordanians Protest, Demand Security

In the latest "Arab Spring"-style protests in the Hashemite kingdom, demonstrators across the country call for security and safety.Elad Benari, 12/8/2013, 5:43 AM

Tunisian Rapper Jailed For 'Insulting Police'

'Weld El 15' went on run in August after 21-month sentence without trial, now turns self in and sentenced 4-months.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2013, 8:05 AM

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tunisia's Capital

Man sets himself on fire outside a government building in Tunis, in an incident reminiscent of one which set off the Arab Spring.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013, 5:45 AM

‘Arab Spring’ to Cost $800 Billion

Middle Eastern economies to lose an estimated $800 billion due to instability.Maayana Miskin, 10/10/2013, 10:46 AM

Tunisian Political Deal Brings an End to Islamist Government

Tunisia's political rivals have agreed on a timetable for the Islamist coalition to quit and be replaced by a government of independents.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 6:31 AM

The "Non-Arab Spring"?

As Arab civil strife engulfs the region, Israelis should spare a thought for other indigenous peoples fighting for their own rights. Ari Soffer, 9/18/2013, 7:00 AM

Farkash: It's Not an 'Arab Spring,' But an 'Arab Tsunami'

The “Arab Spring” has turned into an “Arab Tsunami,” said former head of military intelligence, Aharon-Ze'evi Farkash.David Lev, 9/8/2013, 9:52 PM

Tunisia: Tens of Thousands Call on Islamist Government to Leave

Largest protest in weeks as tens of thousands call for the Islamist-led government to step down.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 1:23 PM

Hasson: When it Comes to Egypt, Israel Needs to Stay Out

MK praises Netanyahu for non-involvement in Arab struggles. ‘Israel must not have anything to do with it.’Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2013, 10:15 PM

Tunisian Opposition Attracting More Protesters than Islamists

The Islamist party which rules Tunisia is losing the battle on the streets, as it attracts fewer and fewer protesters.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 4:13 AM

Is the 'Arab Spring' Good or Bad for Israel?

What factors affect Israel - and the rest of the world - in the so-called "Arab Spring". Gabriel Rosenberg, 8/12/2013, 11:03 AM

Fearing Gazan Spring, Hamas Cracks Down on Dissidents

Gazan "Tamarod" group, inspired by success in Egypt, calls for mass demonstration to oust Islamist group.Ari Soffer, 8/4/2013, 5:01 PM

Saudi Arabia Jails Seven for Facebook Activism

Saudi Arabia has sent seven Shi'ite Muslims to jail for up to ten years for posting status messages calling for anti-government protests.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 4:21 PM

Morsi Admits: I've Made Some Errors

Political polarization in Egypt is threatening the country’s democracy, says Morsi ahead of planned protests by opposition.Elad Benari, 6/27/2013, 4:15 AM

Hamas and Hizbullah Helped Egypt's Morsi Escape from Prison

Egyptian court says that Hamas and Hizbullah helped prisoners, including current President Morsi, escape in 2011.Elad Benari, 6/24/2013, 5:42 AM

Erdogan Not in Serious Trouble Yet, Claims Expert

Dr. Mordechai Kedar: protests in Turkey are not an “Arab Spring” situation at this point.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 9:13 AM

Two Killed in Violent ‘Arab Spring’ Rallies in Turkey

Two people killed, 1,000 wounded as Turkish protesters clash with police.Maayana Miskin, 6/2/2013, 1:08 PM

EU Considers Easing Syria Arms Embargo

EU foreign ministers discuss British, French proposal to allow arming rebels. Critics warn of "devastating consequences".Ari Soffer, 5/27/2013, 3:48 PM

Arab Spring: Muslim Brotherhood Fulfills Jihad Vision

The media labelled Arab Spring pro-democracy as Muslim Brotherhood fulfilled its Jihadist vision. Ashraf Ramelah, 4/23/2013, 9:57 AM

Tunisia's Ousted President Gets Another Jail Term

Tunisia's deposed president, Ben Ali, given a five-year jail term absentia for corruption, adding to two previous life sentences.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 6:45 AM

Mubarak Surprises With a Call to Rally Around Morsi

Former Egyptian president makes a surprise call to Egyptians to rally around his Islamist successor, who he himself jailed twice.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 6:46 AM

Jordan's King Reappoints Prime Minister

King Abdullah II of Jordan reappointed Abdullah Nsur as premier after talks between his chief of staff and parliamentarians., 3/10/2013, 6:29 AM

First Lady Michelle Obama, State Dept. Honor Egyptian 9/11 Fan

First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secy of StateJohn Kerry this week will honor a woman who celebrated Al Qaeda’s 9/11 attack on America.Chana Ya'ar, 3/7/2013, 9:27 AM

Post-Arab Spring Protesters Jailed for Violence in Morocco

Six people have been sent to prison for their part in post-Arab Sping riots in Morocco's southern tourist haven of Marrakesh.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 3:39 PM

Tunisia's PM Resigns After Failing to Form New Government

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns after failing to form a non-partisan government to end a political crisis.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 2:16 AM

Islamists 'Islamicize' Egyptian Singer With Female Caftan

Radical Islamists tried to 'islamicize' one of Egypt's best-loved cultural iconsDavid Lev, 2/17/2013, 8:59 PM

Egypt Approves New Controversial Protest Law

Egypt's cabinet approves a new draft law regulating public demonstrations that is slammed by rights groups as restrictive.Elad Benari, 2/14/2013, 5:45 AM

Clashes Break Out Outside Presidential Palace in Cairo

Egyptian police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters outside the presidential palace.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 6:45 AM

Tunisia: Clashes During Funeral of Murdered Opposition Leader

Police clash with protesters during the funeral of opposition leader whose murder plunged Tunisia into new post-revolt turmoil.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2013, 9:33 PM

Peres to New MKs: A Storm Rages Around Us

Peres addresses new MKs, speaks of challenges. ‘Arab world is in turmoil, Iran is a threat.’ Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 6:06 PM

Morsi Declares State of Emergency in Wake of Riots

Egyptian President declares a state of emergency in three provinces hit by rioting which has left dozens dead.Elad Benari, 1/28/2013, 1:15 AM

Egypt: Deadly Riots After Soccer Riot Verdict Announced

Street clashes kill at least 30 people in Egypt's Port Said, after 21 soccer fans sentenced to death over a bloody stadium riot.Elad Benari, 1/27/2013, 3:05 AM

Egypt: Protesters Clash with Police on Anniversary of Revolt

Egyptian protesters storm government headquarters and clash with police during mass rallies on the second anniversary of the 2011 uprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/25/2013, 10:01 PM

Pro-Regime Loyalists to Dominate New Jordanian Parliament

Tribal leaders, pro-regime loyalists and independent businessmen will sweep Jordan's parliamentary election.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 5:46 AM

Jordanians Skeptical Legislative Election Will Bring Change

Jordanians skeptical about the outcome of a January 23 election say they will not vote as they are fed up with failures of past parliaments.Elad Benari, 1/22/2013, 6:30 AM

Israel Quietly Lauded as ‘Only Free State’ in Middle East

The State of Israel “remains the region’s only Free country,” according to a US democracy watchdog organization annual report. Chana Ya'ar, 1/21/2013, 2:23 PM

Mubarak to be Retried, Egypt Court Orders

An Egyptian court orders a retrial for former president Hosni Mubarak, after accepting an appeal against the life sentence handed to him.Elad Benari, 1/14/2013, 1:12 AM

Jailed Terrorist Incites ‘PA Arab Spring’ for Unity

Arch-terrorist Barghouti calls from his prison cell for a “Palestinian Authority Arab Spring” to force Hamas and Fatah to unify.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/8/2013, 1:38 PM