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  1. Revised Taylor Force legislation expected before week's end

    07.27 / 06:44 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Revisions efforts are aimed at preventing funding for the families of terrorists without destabilizing the Palestinian…
  2. Ahead of clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian groups call for Al-Aqsa protests

    07.27 / 03:43 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Fatah and Hamas call for rallies and protests in the West Bank and Gaza after Friday's prayers as part of a popular struggle against IDF…
  3. Crisis with Palestinians over Temple Mount is far from over, in fact it’s only getting worse

    07.27 / 02:45 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Though Israel compromised on security measures at the holy site, Abbas is ramping up rhetoric, falling in line with Hamas. Palestinian disappointment in Trump also plays a…
  4. Ahead of clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian groups call for Al-Aqsa protests

    07.26 / 19:36 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Fatah and Hamas call for rallies and protests in the West Bank and Gaza after Friday's prayers as part of a popular struggle against IDF…
  5. Israel's education minister to Arab lawmakers: You're either normal Israelis or terrorists, so choose

    07.26 / 17:36 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    In Knesset speech, Bennett calls to end policy of 'handing out carrots to Palestinians,' says Arab MKs have 'poured fuel on the fire' with Temple Mount…
  6. The Russian and Ukrainian women who left their lives behind to raise families in Gaza

    07.26 / 17:36 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    'Everything here is fine. The only thing I don’t like is that it’s impossible to leave,' says Elena, one of hundreds of women from the former USSR who are married to Palestinians and are living in Gaz…
  7. Egyptian tank crew crushes car filled with explosives in Sinai

    07.26 / 15:34 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Egypt has been battling an Islamic State-led insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula that has killed hundreds of soldiers and police officers since…
  8. Israel, Turkey continue war of words: 'The days of the Ottoman Empire have passed'

    07.26 / 14:33 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    After Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman calls Erdogan's comments on Temple Mount 'unfounded,' Turkish counterpart points to 50 years of 'East Jerusalem…
  9. Qatar: New terror list a 'disappointing surprise'

    07.26 / 13:27 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Qatar and Turkey have been important backers of the Muslim Brotherhood movement that has challenged entrenched Arab…
  10. 3 reasons why Abbas is riding the wave of popular Palestinian protest in Jerusalem

    07.26 / 12:27 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Nonviolent protests on the Temple Mount benefit the Palestinian leadership and could allow it to send a crucial message to Israel, the Americans and the entire world: a Palestinian capital will be established…
  11. Are you a 'good Jew' or a 'bad Jew'? Too many U.S. progressives want to know

    07.26 / 12:27 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The anti-Zionism test for Jews is exclusionary at best, Jew-hatred at worst. And it cripples alliances to challenge both injustices against Palestinians and America's creeping…
  12. Erdogan: Israel's removal of Temple Mount metal detectors is good, but insufficient

    07.26 / 11:28 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Turkey's president says Israel has offended the Muslim world and is benefiting from the weakness of…
  13. Why Jews from Libya are worried about the fate of the country’s Jewish artifacts

    07.26 / 11:28 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The U.S. is considering a Libyan request to prevent pre-1911 artifacts from being brought into the United States from Libya, a move that has outraged American-Libyan…
  14. In 2014, UN schools offered precious shelter for Gaza's civilians. Then Israel bombed them

    07.26 / 08:25 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Israel never denied knowing the UNRWA schools it struck three years ago were civilian shelters. I know they knew, because I compiled the lists of emergency shelters sent to…
  15. Jordan angered by Israel's portrayal of embassy crisis and 'absurd hero's welcome' given by Netanyahu

    07.26 / 08:25 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Jordan's foreign minister says Jordan treated the stabbing in Amman as a criminal incident and expects Israel to stop 'distorting the facts' and do the…
  16. Rebranding Sinai as a Bedouin tourism site, not ISIS badlands

    07.26 / 00:42 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The three tribes living in central Sinai have launched the Sinai Trail, running about 200 kilometers between Nuweiba and Saint…
  17. Thousands protest against Israel at funeral for teen killed in Jordan embassy incident

    07.25 / 22:18 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Dozens of demonstrators chanted "No to an Israeli embassy or ambassador on Jordanian land" and called for…
  18. Jared Kushner called Jordanian king at height of embassy crisis with Israel and asked him to help

    07.25 / 17:57 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    After Netanyahu failed to reach Jordan by telephone on Sunday night, the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. approached Trump's advisor and asked him to personally intervene to resolve the crisis with the Jordanian…
  19. Austrian court sends Palestinian man to jail for life for incitement against Jews in Jerusalem

    07.25 / 15:57 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The six-member jury delivered its verdict after prosecutors presented evidence that the man called on others through social media to kill victims in…
  20. Temple Mount crisis shows that right-wing bluster is ultimately followed by capitulation

    07.25 / 13:57 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    All of Netanyahu's cabinet dwarves enthusiastically defended a policy that turned out to be dangerous, but they need to act like ministers rather than the prime minister's social media…