The former Israeli President and Prime Minister has died.
2014’s Operation Protective Edge was just the latest in a long list of operations used by the IDF to “cut the grass” in the region.
The death of Shaimaa al-Sabbagh sent shockwaves through Egypt’s left. Now, with elections postponed again, the movement is at an impasse.
“A revolution is basically a human change, not a political one,” he says. “People are no longer the Egyptians they were under Mubarak.”
The global activity around the Armenian genocide centenary is unprecedented – reality TV stars, western lawyers, Turkish intellectuals, metalheads and the Pope have all spoken out. But has this brought international recognition any closer?
The signs of Islamic State moving into Pakistan are there, but what difference does this make in a nation already subject to similar horrors?
Senior Conservatives are drawing comfort from Binyamin Netanyhu's late comeback in the Israeli elections.
Rescuing and preserving Middle Eastern texts and artefacts in the "post-custodial" age.
Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu defied the polls to win re-election last week. Uri Dromes offers his quiet wish for statesmanship from the leader.
Saddam Hussein's demolished tomb is resonant in symbolism, but it is not a unique story.
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