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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 'Wouldn't Buy 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 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 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

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

Egypt: Simpsons Episode Proves 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

Egypt 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 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 Interim Leader

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 Deal Brings an End to Islamist Gov't

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: Not an 'Arab Spring,' 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 Protest Islamist Govt.

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

MK: When it Comes to Egypt, Israel Must 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

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 Dissent

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, Hizbullah Helped 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 – 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 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 Calls 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, Secy of State 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 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 Gov't

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' 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 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 Opposition Head

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

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

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

Regime Loyalists to Dominate 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 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 Cited ‘Only Free State’ in Mideast

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’  

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