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  1. The Syrian war shakeout is changing the Mideast’s balance of power

    02.26 / 18:08 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Turkey’s intervention has created a rift with Iran, Jordan-Syria ties are tightening and America’s absence could weaken the Saudis. The alliances emerging in Syria will determine the fate the reg…
  2. Iran's Ahmadinejad sends letter to Trump, strikes somewhat conciliatory tone

    02.26 / 12:36 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    It isn't the first dispatch sent by the former Iranian president, who can count Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama among his pen…
  3. Iran holds naval war games amid escalating tensions with Trump, U.S.

    02.26 / 12:36 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Navy ships, submarines and helicopters will take part in the drills across an area of about 772,000 square miles after White House put Tehran 'on…
  4. Former Israeli defense chiefs decry 'lie' that Israel lost 2014 Gaza war

    02.26 / 11:30 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Moshe Ya'alon and Benny Gantz are defending themselves a few days before the state comptroller releases a report on 2014's Operation Protective…
  5. Three Palestinians die after inhaling poisonous gas in Gaza tunnel

    02.26 / 09:08 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Hamas condemns Egypt for filling tunnels in gas when demolishing them, calls on Cairo to open Rafah…
  6. 600-percent increase in number of Arabs jailed in Israel for ISIS or Al-Qaida activity since 2016

    02.26 / 07:58 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    83 people detained in past year for jihadist activity, including both Israeli Arabs and…
  7. Israel mulling whether land-grab law also relates to Palestinian agricultural land

    02.26 / 00:10 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Government wants four months to respond to High Court petition by Palestinians who are claiming ownership of land near settlement of…
  8. Palestinians take to the streets as local boy makes good on 'Arab Idol'

    02.26 / 00:10 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Yaqoub Shaheen from Bethlehem beats Yemeni and Israeli Arab in final round of massively popular talent show. 'A national historic day for Palestine,' says viewer in…
  9. Iran plans to buy 950 tons of uranium ore from Kazakhstan, expects Russian help in producing nuclear fuel

    02.25 / 18:30 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The acquisition would not violate Iran's landmark 2015 deal with world powers over its disputed nuclear program as the deal did not set limits on the Islamic Republic's supplies of uranium…
  10. Syrian cinematographer who worked on Oscar-nominated 'White Helmets' barred from U.S.

    02.25 / 17:24 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Khaled Khateeb was set to board a flight from Turkey to Los Angeles with visa in hand before finding out that U.S. officials had discovered 'derogatory information' about…
  11. Ignoring forecasts of its demise, Palestinian Authority develops six-year policy plan

    02.25 / 10:02 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Plan emphasizes institutions whose existence is not dependent on the life span of President Mahmoud Abbas; the end of the occupation is listed as number one…
  12. Militant assault on Syrian forces in Homs leaves 42 dead

    02.25 / 10:02 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    It is not yet known whether the attackers, who targeted two security offices in the city, are from the Islamic State or other…