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  1. Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike ends, Israel prison service says

    05.27 / 04:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Hunger strike comes to an end in time for month-long Muslim fast of…
  2. UN envoy says electricity cuts endanger lives in Gaza

    05.27 / 00:07 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Israel, PA and Hamas 'all have obligations for the welfare of Gaza's residents,' tells the UN Security…
  3. In rare move, Egypt strikes militant bases in Libya after attack on Christians

    05.26 / 20:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Airstrikes target group affiliated with al-Qaida in Derna, state news agency reports, after attack that killed 28 Coptic…
  4. What is Ramadan? Everything you need to know (but didn't know who to ask)

    05.26 / 15:55 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Here's a look at some questions and answers about Islam's holiest month, which begins Friday…
  5. ISIS takes aim at Egypt's soft underbelly: Fragile Muslim-Christian relations

    05.26 / 13:53 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    In the attack on St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai ISIS revealed a new…
  6. How Israel prevents Palestinian farmers from working their lands

    05.26 / 13:53 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    A months-long strike ended this week when the Civil Administration agreed to reexamine procedures concerning access to farmland beyond the West Bank separation barrier. Have the reasons for the strike really disappeared? Time will…
  7. Gunmen attack bus transporting Coptic Christians in southern Egypt; casualties reported

    05.26 / 10:04 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The bus was heading to Anba Samuel monastery near the southern city of…
  8. Israel still has a military edge following the massive U.S.-Saudi arms deal - for now

    05.26 / 03:16 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Israel's ability to influence Trump on the matter seems to be extremely limited. If, in an extreme scenario, Saudi Arabia once again becomes an enemy of Israel, the upgrading of its air force could pose a…
  9. Time to 
show goodwill

    05.25 / 23:00 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    A leadership possessed of a long-term strategy would internalize the fact that the prisoners are a significant force in Palestinian society, holding the power to lead the way to compromise and assist in furthering diplomatic…
  10. The 'Grandma James Bond' who spied for Israel dies at 100

    05.25 / 21:52 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Shulamit Kishik-Cohen spied for Israel in Lebanon for 14 years from 1948 to 1961. When she was ultimately arrested and sentenced to death, the prosecutor said she was 'rocking the cradle with one hand and turning the world upside down with the…
  11. The young Jewish Americans coming to Israel to fight the occupation

    05.25 / 20:49 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Some 130 overseas Jews are part of an initiative to restore Palestinian families to their West Bank village. 'We’re here until the end' says one a…
  12. Gazans have barely four hours of power a day, but Israel to further cut energy supply

    05.25 / 19:47 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Israeli official dismisses criticism of the state's ongoing closure on the Gaza Strip and blames Hamas for the energy…
  13. Abbas discusses Palestinian prisoner hunger strike with Trump envoy

    05.25 / 18:45 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Palestinian president meets with Jason Greenblatt, requests that the White House intervene in ongoing strike amid reports of inmates' deteriorating…
  14. If Trump brings Mideast peace, it will be a miracle from heaven and an insult to our intelligence

    05.25 / 17:39 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The 1991 Gulf War also provided a golden opportunity for U.S.-led diplomacy, but even the wily James Baker couldn’t make it h…
  15. Hamas executes three convicted for assassination of top militant

    05.25 / 17:39 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Hamas accused the three of collaborating with…