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Dennis Ross: Mideast turning to Russia because we're weakObama's former Middle East adviser says Israel and Arab countries are turning to Russia because of America's weakness.
House Speaker: Many Middle East leaders complained about ObamaHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says many Middle East leaders complained about President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.
No, Mr. Trump, you cannot be "neutral" in the Middle EastWhy presidents cannot be ‘Neutral’ when it comes to negotiating between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.
CNN wipes Israel off the mapIn map of Middle East accompanying article on '2016's scariest geopolitical hot spots,' Israel is replaced with 'Palestina.'
Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over Violence in Israel, SyriaPope Francis urges West to intervene again into the Middle East, following Russian involvement in Syria and Arab terror in Israel.
US Giving Jordan Over a Billion Dollars in Military AidThe US is significantly increasing its military aid to Jordan, which will receive at least a billion dollars annually for the next 3 years.
Air Pollution Falls As War, Revolution Rises in Middle EastWar may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.
The Middle East They WantedThe agreement is only the latest of Obama’s gross misjudgments about the Middle East, going back to his Senate days, when he vehemently opposed the military “surge” that crushed the terrorist insurgency in Iraq, as Senator Hillary Clinton also did.
Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on Middle East ChristiansVatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.
UN Envoy to Visit Iraq, Syria to Address Sexual ViolenceUN envoy to make Middle East tour to speak about sexual violence in the context of terror, particularly by ISIS.
Pope Hails Iran Nuclear DealSpeaking Sunday, Pope Francis hailed the pending nuclear deal with Iran as 'a definitive step toward a more secure and fraternal world.'
Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel, Says ExpertThe Arab world could join forces to ward off Iran on its own, Dr. Dan Schueftan says - and help Israel in the process.
Secret Iranian Unit Ships Illegal Weapons Throughout Middle EastFox News reveals the details of a covert Iranian cell which is fueling the bloodshed throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
IDF Chief of Staff Gantz: Entire Middle East is Upside DownThe instability in Lebanon, the IDF Chief of Staff said, was a good example of how the old order in the Middle East was being eroded.
US Senator John McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISISHeading a delegation of US senators to the Middle East, John McCain argues ground forces are needed to defeat ISIS for good.
Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The HagueIn a meeting with Canadian FM Stephen Baird, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses regional issues and Israel's challenges.
Pakistani Opinion: Israel is the Next SuperpowerA surprising op-ed in a large Pakistani paper sees Israel benefiting big-time from current chaos, rebuilding Temple.
ISIS 'Declares War on Christians'Photoshopped image of ISIS flag over Vatican appears on major ISIS publication, as fears of ME Christian community disappearing intensify.
From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter - to Total ChaosAnalysts sum up how the Middle East has gotten worse - and what Israel should do about it.
Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle EastExtremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?
Regional War Looms? Jordan Deploys Massive Force on Iraqi BorderSigns of spillover war as Jordan places tanks, missile launchers and army vehicles on border; ISIS reportedly advancing on Jordan.
Defense Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS ThreatExpert: battle between Islamist, Iraqi forces can snowball to cause terrorism closer to home - and IDF should prepare itself in the interim.
Liberman Insists 'the Israeli Government Has No Strategy'Avigdor Liberman proposes to continue talks with 'unity' government - but only for full diplomatic relations with Israel's Arab neighbors.
Israel Ranked as Best Country for Women in Middle EastWorld Economic Forum poll puts Israel way ahead of its Muslim neighbors in terms of women's basic rights and freedoms.
Turkish Secondary Schools Closed as Corruption Scandal ContinuesParliament closes private schools run by Erdogan's rival as crackdown on political opponents continues.
US Ambassador to Israel: Negotiations with Iran, PA Key to PeaceUS Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.
Website Takes 'John Kerry Solutions' Satire to English-SpeakersOn the heels of viral success, new 'John Kerry Solutions Ltd' website emphasizes US's 'legacy of failure' in the Middle East.
'Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews'Middle East expert discusses new book with Arutz Sheva that proves Islam's claims to Israel are false - even by their own standards.
Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most ConservativeSurvey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.
'If the Sanctions Would Persist, Iran Would Collapse'Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz praises damage done to Iran through sanctions, declares that 'The Middle East has gone mad.'
Prince Charles: 'Muslims Persecuting Christians'After visiting branches of Mideast churches, British crown prince criticizes targeting of Christians in the region by 'Islamist militants'.
Cong. Refuses Benghazi Question, 'Libya Not Mid East'Congresswoman Ann Kuster refuses to answer question on Benghazi probe, says 'we're here to talk about the Middle East.'
Israel Holds First Defense and Energy ConferencePurpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.
Israel to Receive Gender Equality Prize From European ParliamentEuropean Parliament to give Israel prize as the leading Middle East nation in gender equality at Women in Parliaments conference.
Canada: Parliamentary C'tee Urges Jewish Refugee RecognitionThe Jewish lobby calls on Canada to adopt parliamentary committee's recommendations to recognize Jewish refugees from Middle East.
US Removing Navy From Mid-East As Russia EntersUS recalls aircraft carrier and destroyer from Middle East as Russia sends warships, signals shift in military influence.
‘Arab Spring’ to Cost $800 BillionMiddle Eastern economies to lose an estimated $800 billion due to instability.
Israel, The 11th Happiest Country in the WorldThe World Happiness Report 2013 reveals fascinating trends in data judging just how happy countries really are.
U.S. Sending Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier to Middle EastWarning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.
Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria DelayArab world torn between disappointment, relief as America delays action on Syria.
Report: Britain Running Mideast Internet Monitoring StationSecret documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate that Britain is running a secret internet monitoring station in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Terror SuspectsSaudi Arabia arrested two men suspected of plotting terror attacks. Arrests may be connected to recent closure of Western embassies.
Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed Through SaturdayThe U.S. State Department announces that it will extend the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Middle East through Saturday.
U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack in AugustThe United States issued a worldwide alert, warning of plans by Al-Qaeda to launch an attack in the Middle East or North Africa in August.
Al Qaeda on the Rise?After Al Qaeda claims responsibility for largest ever Iraqi jailbreak, has it emerged from 12 years of war with the west stronger than ever?
Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation at Geneva TalksOpposition should not “bother” going to Geneva talks if they expect Syria's Bashar al-Assad to resign, says foreign minister.
Dagan: Political Shifts Open Door for 'Rare Opportunity'Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan reflects on rapid shifts taking place in the political map of the Middle East.
Netanyahu: Middle East in 'Especially Sensitive' TimePrime Minister: “We have a clear policy of responding to attempted attacks against our territory.”
Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security and PeaceU.S. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu speak by telephone about "regional security issues and Middle East peace."
Second Earthquake Rocks IranA powerful quake hits Iran; hundreds feared dead. Communications shut down.
Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear PlantEarthquake near Iran’s nuclear power plant at Bushehr, dozens killed and 800 injured.
Returning Jihadists Prompt Dutch to Raise Terror ThreatDutch authorities raise terror threat to "substantial," saying increased risk stems from radicalized jihadists returning from Mideast.
Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not WorkingIran’s behavior poses the greatest risk to stability in the Middle East, warns Gen. James N. Mattis.
Irish Broadcaster Ordered to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' QuipIrish Broadcasting Authority upholds complaint against reporter for calling Israel “the cancer in foreign affairs.”
Obama Appoints New Mideast CoordinatorPresident Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced Saturday.
Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast TripUS Secretary of State John Kerry will visit 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East next week - but not Israel, the State Department said