The Trump Effect on the Middle East 

Regional leaders want to work with President Trump.Dr. Ted Gover, 6/10/2017, 10:43 PM

'Converging interests of Israel, Arab states is an opportunity’

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster praises Israel's ability to respond and adapt to changing circumstances.JTA, 6/5/2017, 7:14 PM

Think-tank offers Trump policy recommendations on Israel

Conservative Heritage Foundation releases report recommending Trump admin 'move embassy to Jerusalem, correct historic anomaly.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2017, 2:20 PM

Watch: Algeria, where are your Jews?

UN Watch head Hillel Neuer calls out Muslim nations accusing Israel of Apartheid at UNHRC. 'Algeria had 140,000 Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 10:17 PM

Watch: What are Israel's main problems?

Middle East analyst describes the main reasons peace has yet to be achieved in the region., 3/21/2017, 1:52 PM

Did former British PM want to be Trump's adviser?

Tony Blair denies reports he had contacts with Trump about the possibility of Blair becoming his Middle East adviser.Ben Ariel, 3/6/2017, 1:07 AM

Watch: Arab Christian defends Israel

Arab representative describes Israel as the only safe place for Christians in the Middle East., 2/13/2017, 5:31 PM

'Obama leaves behind a weakened United States'

National security expert says outgoing president's naivete, indecision, and focus on reaching a deal with Iran have left the US weaker.Benny Toker, 1/20/2017, 10:22 AM

Trump, Israel and the Middle East

A predictive analysis of what Trump's election will mean for the MIddle East and the Jews, in Israel and the USA.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/9/2016, 10:58 PM

Netanyahu: Israel an island of stability in the Middle East

Prime Minister said Israel stable, successful and powerful compared to other nations in Middle East. Arab MKs boycott his speech.Gary Willig, 10/31/2016, 6:27 PM

Understanding the Middle East chaos at its core

In the Middle East, geopolitics is merely a secondary reflection of something much more primary. This is the unrelieved yearning of individuals for both belonging and immortality. Prof. Louis René Beres, 6/19/2016, 6:04 AM

Dennis Ross: Mideast turning to Russia because we're weak

Obama's former Middle East adviser says Israel and Arab countries are turning to Russia because of America's weakness.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 1:12 AM

House Speaker: Many Middle East leaders complained about Obama

House Speaker Paul Ryan says many Middle East leaders complained about President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2016, 6:10 AM

No, Mr. Trump, you cannot be "neutral" in the Middle East

Why presidents cannot be ‘Neutral’ when it comes to negotiating between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 3/17/2016, 11:52 PM

CNN wipes Israel off the map

In map of Middle East accompanying article on '2016's scariest geopolitical hot spots,' Israel is replaced with 'Palestina.'Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2015, 7:44 AM

Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over Violence in Israel, Syria

Pope Francis urges West to intervene again into the Middle East, following Russian involvement in Syria and Arab terror in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2015, 12:52 PM

US Giving Jordan Over a Billion Dollars in Military Aid

The US is significantly increasing its military aid to Jordan, which will receive at least a billion dollars annually for the next 3 years.Yaakov Levi, 9/3/2015, 7:54 AM

Air Pollution Falls As War, Revolution Rises in Middle East

War may be bad for people, but it's apparently a good way to battle climate change, a report says.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 4:10 PM

The Middle East They Wanted

The 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. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 7/30/2015, 11:19 PM

Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on Middle East Christians

Vatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.Tova Dvorin, 7/10/2015, 9:06 AM

UN Envoy to Visit Iraq, Syria to Address Sexual Violence

UN envoy to make Middle East tour to speak about sexual violence in the context of terror, particularly by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2015, 6:36 PM

Pope Hails Iran Nuclear Deal

Speaking Sunday, Pope Francis hailed the pending nuclear deal with Iran as 'a definitive step toward a more secure and fraternal world.'Yaakov Levi, 4/5/2015, 4:47 PM

Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel, Says Expert

The Arab world could join forces to ward off Iran on its own, Dr. Dan Schueftan says - and help Israel in the process.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 8:35 AM

Secret Iranian Unit Ships Illegal Weapons Throughout Middle East

Fox News reveals the details of a covert Iranian cell which is fueling the bloodshed throughout the Middle East and North Africa.Elad Benari, 2/13/2015, 12:14 AM

IDF Chief of Staff Gantz: Entire Middle East is Upside Down

The 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.Moshe Cohen , 2/1/2015, 4:43 PM

US Senator John McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISIS

Heading a delegation of US senators to the Middle East, John McCain argues ground forces are needed to defeat ISIS for good.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 9:25 PM

Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

In a meeting with Canadian FM Stephen Baird, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses regional issues and Israel's challenges.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 6:54 PM

Pakistani Opinion: Israel is the Next Superpower

A surprising op-ed in a large Pakistani paper sees Israel benefiting big-time from current chaos, rebuilding Temple.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2014, 12:41 PM

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.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 4:00 PM

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

Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Extremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 9/23/2014, 9:28 AM

Regional War Looms? Jordan Deploys Massive Force on Iraqi Border

Signs of spillover war as Jordan places tanks, missile launchers and army vehicles on border; ISIS reportedly advancing on Jordan.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 10:47 AM

Defense Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS Threat

Expert: battle between Islamist, Iraqi forces can snowball to cause terrorism closer to home - and IDF should prepare itself in the interim.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 12:05 PM

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.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2014, 5:00 PM

Israel Ranked as Best Country for Women in Middle East

World Economic Forum poll puts Israel way ahead of its Muslim neighbors in terms of women's basic rights and freedoms.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 12:04 PM

Turkish Secondary Schools Closed as Corruption Scandal Continues

Parliament closes private schools run by Erdogan's rival as crackdown on political opponents continues.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 8:18 AM

US Ambassador to Israel: Negotiations with Iran, PA Key to Peace

US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 2:13 AM

Website Takes 'John Kerry Solutions' Satire to English-Speakers

On the heels of viral success, new 'John Kerry Solutions Ltd' website emphasizes US's 'legacy of failure' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2014, 5:54 PM

'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.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2014, 9:20 PM

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most Conservative

Survey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 9:46 AM

'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.'Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2013, 7:52 PM

Prince Charles: 'Muslims Persecuting Christians'

After visiting branches of Mideast churches, British crown prince criticizes targeting of Christians in the region by 'Islamist militants'.Ari Yashar, 12/18/2013, 12:37 PM

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.'Ari Yashar, 12/12/2013, 7:39 PM

Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Purpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2013, 2:01 PM

Israel to Receive Gender Equality Prize From European Parliament

European Parliament to give Israel prize as the leading Middle East nation in gender equality at Women in Parliaments conference.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 11:20 AM

Canada: Parliamentary C'tee Urges Jewish Refugee Recognition

The Jewish lobby calls on Canada to adopt parliamentary committee's recommendations to recognize Jewish refugees from Middle East.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/20/2013, 8:12 AM

US Removing Navy From Mid-East As Russia Enters

US recalls aircraft carrier and destroyer from Middle East as Russia sends warships, signals shift in military influence.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2013, 10:41 PM

‘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

Israel, The 11th Happiest Country in the World

The World Happiness Report 2013 reveals fascinating trends in data judging just how happy countries really are.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/10/2013, 12:22 PM

U.S. Sending Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

Warning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 3:15 AM

Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Arab world torn between disappointment, relief as America delays action on Syria.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:13 PM

Report: Britain Running Mideast Internet Monitoring Station

Secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate that Britain is running a secret internet monitoring station in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 6:46 AM

Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Terror Suspects

Saudi Arabia arrested two men suspected of plotting terror attacks. Arrests may be connected to recent closure of Western embassies.Elad Benari, 8/9/2013, 5:45 AM

Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed Through Saturday

The U.S. State Department announces that it will extend the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Middle East through Saturday.Elad Benari, 8/5/2013, 2:43 AM

U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack in August

The 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.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/2/2013, 10:30 PM

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?Ari Soffer, 7/23/2013, 10:36 PM

Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation at Geneva Talks

Opposition should not “bother” going to Geneva talks if they expect Syria's Bashar al-Assad to resign, says foreign minister.Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 2:45 AM