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  1. Can Saudi women drive and the king still rule at the same time?

    10.04 / 15:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Saudi Arabia’s reform efforts will strike at the heart of the system that has made the kingdom so steady and stable in recent d…
  2. Visiting Iran, Erdogan repeats claims that Israeli Mossad meddled in Kurdish referendum

    10.04 / 14:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Both Shi'ite Muslim Iran and mainly Sunni Muslim Turkey have been alarmed by the Iraqi Kurds' vote for independence, fearing it will stoke separatism among their own Kurdish…
  3. More than 180 Democratic members of Congress urge Trump to preserve Iran nuclear deal

    10.04 / 14:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    In letter, signatories express concern over Iran's activities but say the agreement provides U.S. with 'more leverage' to stop…
  4. A Gaza seaport that doesn't endanger Israel? Not a pipe dream with this expert's plan

    10.04 / 14:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    A novel proposal to build an inland port for Gaza could boost its economy while ensuring security for Israel — all at a low c…
  5. Turkey convicts 43 soldiers for attempting to kill Erdogan in 2016's failed coup

    10.04 / 14:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Most are sentenced to life in prison in part of sweeping crackdown that began after the July 2016 failed putsch; no verdict given for U.S.-based cleric…
  6. Why I found a London play framing Jews as a KKK-style lynch mob strangely touching

    10.04 / 13:00 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The one-woman show by a Labour activist – expelled from the party for anti-Semitism – staging her ‘lynching’ by ‘Zionists’ was as creepy as the crowd it attracted. The pathos, though, was unexpected…
  7. Egypt reportedly ordered 30,000 rockets from North Korea in $23m deal foiled by U.S.

    10.04 / 10:25 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The bust prompted a UN probe and led to Trump's cut in aid for Egypt, according to the Washington Post, which is said to be the reason for Cairo's recent decision to halt its military ties with…
  8. Hezbollah commander killed fighting ISIS in Syria

    10.04 / 10:25 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Over 1,000 Hezbollah fighter have been killed in the Syrian civil war, where the group is fighting alongside regime and Iranian…