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

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.Rina Tzvi , 6/19/2013, 3:59 PM

Netanyahu: Middle East in 'Especially Sensitive' Time

Prime Minister: “We have a clear policy of responding to attempted attacks against our territory.”Gil Ronen, 6/2/2013, 4:57 PM

Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security and Peace

U.S. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu speak by telephone about "regional security issues and Middle East peace."Elad Benari, 5/9/2013, 4:12 AM

Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

A powerful quake hits Iran; hundreds feared dead. Communications shut down., 4/16/2013, 3:46 PM

Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Earthquake near Iran’s nuclear power plant at Bushehr, dozens killed and 800 injured. Maayana Miskin, 4/9/2013, 8:48 PM

Returning Jihadists Prompt Dutch to Raise Terror Threat

Dutch authorities raise terror threat to "substantial," saying increased risk stems from radicalized jihadists returning from Mideast. Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/14/2013, 1:45 AM

Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

Iran’s behavior poses the greatest risk to stability in the Middle East, warns Gen. James N. Mattis.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 3:12 AM

Irish Broadcaster Ordered to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' Quip

Irish Broadcasting Authority upholds complaint against reporter for calling Israel “the cancer in foreign affairs.” Arutz Sheva staff, 3/3/2013, 1:10 PM

Obama Appoints New Mideast Coordinator

President Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced Saturday. Arutz Sheve staff, 3/3/2013, 9:24 AM

Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast Trip

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East next week - but not Israel, the State Department saidDavid Lev, 2/19/2013, 10:48 PM

Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't View Israel as a US 'Ally'

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Chuck Hagel has a difficult time understanding that Israel is our ally." Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/13/2013, 11:01 PM

2013: Israel Falling off Media Radar

International media seem to be beginning to get fed up with the Palestinian Authority issue. Iran and Syria are taking the headlines. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/31/2012, 1:51 PM

American Troops to Help Protect Turkey from Syria

The Pentagon reportedly plans to send Patriot missiles, soldiers to Turkey under a NATO plan to defend against attacks from Syria.Maayana Miskin, 12/14/2012, 1:21 PM

Defense Official: Focus on Preventing a Nuclear Iran

Defense Ministry Diplomatic-Security chief Amos Gilad says Israel's priority should be to prevent a nuclear Iran.Elad Benari, 10/11/2012, 2:16 AM

Cantor: Obama Has Continued Pattern of Throwing Israel Under Bus

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor accused President Obama of showing a lack of regard for the Jewish state. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/25/2012, 11:16 AM

Obama to Talk About Iran, Muslim Unrest in UN Speech

President Barack Obama will tell world leaders the United States "will never retreat from the world" at the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 2:15 AM

Panetta: No Plans to Bolster Forces in Middle East

U.S. military has no major plans to bolster its forces in the Middle East despite violent protests targeting diplomatic outposts.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2012, 10:56 PM

Iran Can Help Solve Middle East Problems, Says UN

Iran, which has balked at UN demands for inspecting its nuclear sites, can help solve the problems in the Middle East, Ban Ki-moon said. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 10:13 AM

Attack on Iran Means Regional War, Says Ex-IDF General

An Israeli military attack on Iran would ignite a regional war, former IDF Operations Commander Yisrael Ziv told Army Radio Sunday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 10:57 AM

Ad Slams Obama's Israel Record in Newspapers Across America

Emergency Committee for Israel publishes an ad in Jewish newspapers across America citing liberals' criticism of Obama’s Israel record Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 9:58 AM

Mofaz: Turkey Will Become Mideast 'Superpower'

Israel must come to terms with Turkey's superpower status in the Middle East, said Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/20/2012, 10:50 PM

Peres and Clinton Discuss Middle East at Brookings Institute

During his visit to the U.S. President Peres discussed strategic challenges in the Middle East with U.S. Secretary State Clinton.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 9:43 AM

Tel Aviv Ranked Middle East's Most Expensive City

Tel Aviv is the Middle East’s most expensive city and the 31st most expensive city in the world for expats, a cost of living survey says.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/12/2012, 1:55 PM

US Congressman Flunks Mideast 101

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Joe Pitts encourages Sharon and Arafat to negotiate. Arafat died in 2004 and Sharon is comatose.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2012, 10:48 AM

Prosor: UN Nuclear Conference 'Not Relevant'

UN ambassador Ron Prosor blasted the world body, saying that it was a hotbed of incitement and falsehood, focused on the wrong things.Gabe Kahn, 4/23/2012, 7:54 PM

Oren: Israel Only Place in Mideast Christians Aren't Endangered

Ambassador Oren: As 800,000 Jews were once expelled from Arab countries, Christians are forced from lands they've inhabited for centuries.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/11/2012, 3:23 PM

The Decline of the American Superpower?

The perception in the Arab world is that the U.S. is weakening; what, then, does this mean for Israel?Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/21/2012, 9:18 PM

Saudi Arabia Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons

Saudi Arabia plans to obtain nuclear weapons, but its nuclear power will be for “peaceful use,” a former intelligence official said Monday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/6/2011, 10:38 AM

International Media Gives Shalit Story Widest Possible Coverage

Jerusalem Capital Studios will offer direct broadcasts of Shalit’s return to news networks worldwide.Anav Silverman, 10/17/2011, 1:34 PM

IAEA Adopts Anti-Nuke Resolution for Mideast

The International Atomic Energy Agency resolved all countries in the Mideast should sign an anti-nuke pact; move seen as targeting Israel.Gabe Kahn., 9/23/2011, 2:51 PM

Consequences of American retreat from the Middle East

US weakness in the Middle East inevitably will have ripple effects in other parts of the globe.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 2/25/2016, 12:12 PM