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Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

At conference in Kurdistan, prominent Sunni and Shiite leaders openly call for peace with Israel.

Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

Khamenei: Saudis committing 'treason' against Muslims

Iran’s Supreme Leader accuses Saudi rulers of committing treason by aligning themselves with the United States and Israel.

Khamenei: Saudis committing 'treason' against Muslims

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

Egypt's Grand Mufti claims Jerusalem is at the center of the Qur'an and is considered a heritage that must be protected.

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

Rouhani: Saudi Arabia covering up its defeats

Iranian President says Saudi Arabia presents his country as an enemy to cover up its defeats in the region.

Rouhani: Saudi Arabia covering up its defeats

Bahrain sentences 19 Shiites to jail over spying

Bahraini court sentences 19 Shiites to lengthy jail terms on charges of spying for Iran and plotting to overthrow the regime.

Bahrain sentences 19 Shiites to jail over spying

Iran: Saudi Arabia supports terrorism

Iran criticizes Saudi Arabia after the Saudi deputy crown prince rules out dialogue with Tehran.

Iran: Saudi Arabia supports terrorism

Watch: Brawl in Egyptian TV studio

Debate on Shiite books on Egyptian TV turns ugly as the debaters throw objects at each other.

Watch: Brawl in Egyptian TV studio

Obama promises vigilance when it comes to Iran

During a visit to Saudi Arabia, Obama pledges to remain vigilant against Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East.

Obama promises vigilance when it comes to Iran

Hezbollah blasts GCC blacklist as 'irresponsible'

Hezbollah blasts decision by Gulf monarchies to classify it as a "terror" organization.

Hezbollah blasts GCC blacklist as 'irresponsible'

Lebanese Minister resigns because of Hezbollah

Lebanon’s Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi resigns, cites Shiite Hezbollah’s “domination” of the government.

Lebanese Justice Minister resigns due to Hezbollah 'dominance'

Iranian FM: Saudis dragging the region to war

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, levels accusations at rival Saudi Arabia in New York Times op-ed.

Iranian FM: Saudis trying to drag the whole region to war

Saudi Arabia Blasts Iran's 'Aggressive Statements'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister denounces Iran, after the Islamic Republic accuses Saudi Arabia and Bahrain of causing tensions.

Saudi Arabia Blasts Iran's 'Aggressive Statements'

Expert: The Americans Surrendered to Iran

Dr. Harold Rhode of Ariel University says there were never any real negotiations between Iran and the West. Rather, the Americans gave in.

Expert: The Americans Surrendered to Iran

Iran Extends Olive Branch to Muslim Countries

Iran tells fellow Muslim countries it hopes nuclear deal would pave the way for more cooperation.

Iran Extends Olive Branch to Muslim Countries Following Deal

Saudi Arabia Warns Iran Against Inciting Turmoil

Saudi Arabia issues warning to regional rival Iran after a landmark deal is signed with the six world powers.

Saudi Arabia Warns Iran Against Inciting Turmoil

Saudi Arabia: Iran Meddles in the Region

Saudi Foreign Minister accuses Iran of “interfering in the Middle East’s affairs”, says his country will not stand idly by.

Saudi Arabia: We Won't Stand By While Iran Meddles in the Region

Expert: Syria is Fragmenting for the Better

Pinhas Inbari says that Syria is breaking apart, despite the desire to end the war with a strong government in Damascus.

Expert: Syria is Splitting Apart, And Obama Shouldn't Stop It

Iran: Saudis 'Will Pay for Invading Yemen'

Iran on Thursday threatened Saudi Arabia that 'the smoke of the war in Yemen will reach the eyes of the Saudis.'

Iran: Saudis 'Will Pay for Invading Yemen'

Arab States Worried About Iran Deal

Arab governments reportedly tell Washington they fear a bad deal with Iran will cause a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

Not Just Israel: Arab States Worried About Iran Deal

Turks Protest Islamization of Education

Secular Turks opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan take to the streets to demand a secular education.

Turks Boycott Schools in Protest of Islamization of Education

IS Publicly Executes Alleged Spies in Iraq

IS terrorists publicly execute eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village for allegedly plotting against the group.

IS Publicly Executes Alleged Spies in Iraq

Al-Nusra Threatens Sunnis in Lebanon

"Support us or pay the price," Al-Qaeda's Syrian branch says to Lebanon's Sunni Muslims.

Al-Nusra Threatens Sunnis in Lebanon

ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate

Jihadist group which seized territory in Iraq and Syria declares itself an Islamic caliphate, calls others to pledge allegiance.

ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate

Iraqis to ISIS: Bring It On

Watch: A group of Shiite Iraqi poets rouse the crowds in anti-ISIS rhetoric, as the Islamists move in on Baghdad.

Iraqis to ISIS: Bring It On, We Have Dug Your Gravesplayer

Iraq: Cleric Calls on Citizens to Fight ISIS

Iraq's most senior Shiite cleric calls on citizens who are able to bear arms to fight ISIS Islamists who are taking over cities.

Iraq: Senior Shiite Cleric Calls on Citizens to Fight ISIS

Saudi Arabia Reaches Out to Rival Iran

Saudi Arabia says it is ready to negotiate better relations with its longtime regional rival, invites Iranian Foreign Minister to Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia Reaches Out to Rival Iran

Hezbollah, Sunnis Part of New Lebanon Government

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam unveils new government, capping 10 months of political wrangling.

Hezbollah, Sunnis Part of New Lebanon Government

Anti-Hezbollah Chants at Funeral of Fmr. Minister

"Hezbollah is the enemy of God," shout mourners during funeral of former minister Mohammed Shatah, who was killed in a car bomb.

Anti-Hezbollah Chants at Funeral of Former Lebanese Ministerplayer

Iraq: 7 Members of One Family Killed

Attacks in Iraq killed 10 people on Saturday, seven of them from the same family.

Iraq: 7 Members of One Family Killed in Another Day of Violence

Kidnapped Lebanese Pilgrims Released

Nine Lebanese pilgrims who were kidnapped by rebels in Syria have been freed in exchange for two Turkish pilots seized in Lebanon in August.

Kidnapped Lebanese Pilgrims Released in Exchange for Pilots

Lebanon Charges 7 More People in Tripoli Bombings

Seven more people have been charged over deadly bomb attacks in the Lebanese city of Tripoli in August.

Lebanon Charges 7 More People in Tripoli Bombings

Radical Cleric: Let U.S. Attack in Syria

Radical Egyptian cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi says he supports strike in Syria because “the Muslims cannot do it.”

Radical Cleric: Muslims Cannot Do It, Let U.S. Attack in Syriaplayer

Syrians Charged in Deadly Lebanon Attacks

Five people, including a Syrian army captain, have been charged over deadly attacks in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli.

Syrians Charged in Deadly Lebanon Attacks

Syrian Strife Stresses Shi'ite/Sunni Split

A rift has developed among Islamists, as Shi'ite and Sunni terror groups pick sides in Syria's bloody civil war.

Syrian Strife Stresses Shi'ite/Sunni Split

Lebanon: Suspect Arrested in Tripoli Bombings

Suspect who was arrested appears in surveillance video at the site of one of the explosions which killed 47 in Tripoli.

Lebanon: Suspect Arrested in Twin Tripoli Bombings

Hezbollah Condemns Bomb Attacks in Tripoli

"These twin terrorist explosions are part of a criminal plan aiming to plant the seeds of strife," says Hezbollah after Tripoli attacks.

Hezbollah Condemns Bomb Attacks in Tripoli

Sheikh: Beirut Explosion Because of Hezbollah

The Lebanese Sunni Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir says that last week's explosion in Beirut was a result of Hezbollah’s “crimes in Syria.”

Sunni Sheikh: Beirut Explosion Because of Hezbollah Crimes

Nasrallah: I'm Willing to Go Fight in Syria Myself

Hezbollah chief says that Thursday's car bombing in Beirut will not deter members of his group from fighting in Syria.

Nasrallah: I'm Willing to Go Fight in Syria Myself

Sunni Group Issues Warning to 'Pig Nasrallah'

A Sunni group claims it was behind the car bomb attack in a Hezbollah stronghold, issues warning to the group's chief.

Sunni Group Issues Warning to 'Pig Nasrallah'player

13 Dead in Iraq As Violence Continues

Attacks in Iraq killed 13 people on Tuesday, four of them Shiite worshippers.

13 Dead in Iraq As Violence Continues