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Ryan: Mideast leaders complained about Obama

Ryan: Mideast leaders complained about Obama

House Speaker Paul Ryan says many Middle East leaders complained about President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.Ben Ariel, 15/04/2016 06:10
No, Mr. Trump, you cannot be "neutral" in the Middle East

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, 17/03/2016 23:52
CNN wipes Israel off the map

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, 26/11/2015 07:44
Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over MidEast Violence

Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over MidEast Violence

Pope Francis urges West to intervene again into the Middle East, following Russian involvement in Syria and Arab terror in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2015 12:52
Jordan to Get Over a Billion Dollars in Aid

Jordan to Get Over a Billion Dollars in 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, 03/09/2015 07:54
Air Pollution Falls As War Rises in Middle East

Air Pollution Falls As War 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, 23/08/2015 16:10
The Middle East They Wanted

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, 30/07/2015 23:19
Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on ME Christians

Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on ME Christians

Vatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.Tova Dvorin, 10/07/2015 09:06
UN to Visit Iraq, Syria to Address Sexual Violence

UN 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, 15/04/2015 18:36
Pope Hails Iran Nuclear Deal

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, 05/04/2015 16:47
Expert: Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel

Expert: Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel

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, 31/03/2015 08:35
Secret Iranian Unit Ships Weapons in Mid East

Secret Iranian Unit Ships Weapons in Mid 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, 13/02/2015 00:14
Gantz: Entire Middle East is Upside Down

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 , 01/02/2015 16:43
Senator McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISIS

Senator 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, 19/01/2015 21:25
Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

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, 19/01/2015 18:54
Pakistani Opinion: Israel is the Next Superpower

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, 10/12/2014 12:41
ISIS 'Declares War on Christians'

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, 14/10/2014 16:00
From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter - to Chaos

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, 29/09/2014 09:05
Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

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, 23/09/2014 09:28
Jordan Deploys Massive Force on Iraqi Border

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, 27/06/2014 10:47
Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS Threat

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, 13/06/2014 12:05
'The Israeli Government Has No Strategy'

'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, 02/06/2014 17:00
Israel Best Country for Women in Middle East

Israel 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, 14/03/2014 12:04
Turkish Secondary Schools Closed

Turkish Secondary Schools Closed

Parliament closes private schools run by Erdogan's rival as crackdown on political opponents continues.Tova Dvorin, 02/03/2014 08:18
US Ambassador to Israel: Talks with Iran, PA Key

US Ambassador to Israel: Talks with Iran, PA Key

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 , 18/02/2014 02:13
'Never Fear, John is Here!'

'Never Fear, John is Here!'

On the heels of viral success, new 'John Kerry Solutions Ltd' website emphasizes US's 'legacy of failure' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 17/02/2014 17:54
'Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews'

'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, 10/02/2014 21:20
Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis In Conservativism

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis In Conservativism

Survey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 09:46
'If the Sanctions Persist, Iran Would Collapse'

'If the Sanctions 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, 25/12/2013 19:52
Prince Charles: 'Muslims Persecuting Christians'

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, 18/12/2013 12:37
Cong. Refuses Benghazi Question, 'Not Mid East'

Cong. Refuses Benghazi Question, '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 19:39
Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

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, 08/12/2013 14:01
Israel Gets Gender Equality Prize From Europe

Israel Gets Gender Equality Prize From Europe

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

Canada Urged to Recognize Jewish Refugees

The Jewish lobby calls on Canada to adopt parliamentary committee's recommendations to recognize Jewish refugees from Middle East.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 20/11/2013 08:12
US Removing Navy From Mid-East As Russia Enters

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, 09/11/2013 22:41
‘Arab Spring’ to Cost $800 Billion

‘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
Israel, The 11th Happiest Country in the World

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 , 10/09/2013 12:22
U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

U.S. Sending 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, 02/09/2013 03:15
Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Arab world torn between disappointment, relief as America delays action on Syria.Maayana Miskin, 01/09/2013 14:13
Britain Running Mideast Monitoring Station

Britain Running Mideast Monitoring Station

Secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate that Britain is running a secret internet monitoring station in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 23/08/2013 06:46
Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Terror Suspects

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, 09/08/2013 05:45
Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed

Some U.S. Embassies to Remain Closed

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, 05/08/2013 02:43
U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack

U.S. Warns of Possible Al-Qaeda Attack

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, 02/08/2013 22:30
Al Qaeda on the Rise?

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, 23/07/2013 22:36
Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation

Syrian Regime: Don’t Expect Assad’s Resignation

Opposition should not “bother” going to Geneva talks if they expect Syria's Bashar al-Assad to resign, says foreign minister.Rina Tzvi , 25/06/2013 02:45
Dagan: Political Shifts Enable 'Rare Opportunity'

Dagan: Political Shifts Enable 'Rare Opportunity'

Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan reflects on rapid shifts taking place in the political map of the Middle East.Rina Tzvi , 19/06/2013 15:59
Netanyahu: Mideast in 'Especially Sensitive' Time

Netanyahu: Mideast in 'Especially Sensitive' Time

Prime Minister: “We have a clear policy of responding to attempted attacks against our territory.”Gil Ronen, 02/06/2013 16:57
Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security, Peace

Obama and Netanyahu Speak About Security, Peace

U.S. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu speak by telephone about "regional security issues and Middle East peace."Elad Benari, 09/05/2013 04:12
Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

A powerful quake hits Iran; hundreds feared dead. Communications shut down., 16/04/2013 15:46
Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Earthquake near Iran’s nuclear power plant at Bushehr, dozens killed and 800 injured. Maayana Miskin, 09/04/2013 20:48
Jihadists Prompt Dutch to Raise Terror Threat

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 , 14/03/2013 01:45
Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

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, 06/03/2013 03:12
Reporter to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' Quip

Reporter to Apologize for Israel 'Cancer' Quip

Irish Broadcasting Authority upholds complaint against reporter for calling Israel “the cancer in foreign affairs.” Arutz Sheva staff, 03/03/2013 13:10
Obama Appoints New Mideast Coordinator

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, 03/03/2013 09:24
Kerry to Skip Israel on Mideast Trip

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, 19/02/2013 22:48
Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Chuck Hagel has a difficult time understanding that Israel is our ally." Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/01/2013 23:01
2013: Israel Falling off Media Radar

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, 31/12/2012 13:51