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  1. Palestinians, Jordan agree to take steps if U.S. moves embassy to Jerusalem

    01.22 / 19:55 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    A source involved in high level talks between Abbas and King Abdullah says Jordan worries how any decision about Jerusalem could impact its own oversight of its holy sites, as well as internal events within…
  2. Israeli defense chief says no chance of reaching bilateral deal with Palestinians

    01.22 / 16:15 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Avigdor Lieberman tells former CIA chief Petraeus that attempts to come to an agreement have failed since the Oslo Accords and that a regional framework is…
  3. Russian octopus reaches beyond Syria

    01.22 / 16:15 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    From Israel to Turkey, Libya to Iraq, Moscow expands its influence in attempt to pose alternative to U.S. With Trump in White House, nothing seems to stand in Putin's…
  4. Video shows Israeli soldiers dragging Palestinian teen shot in clashes

    01.17 / 22:51 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Rights group demands probe into the killing; IDF says the incident is already being…
  5. Syria's Palestinians hope, at best, for a quick death

    01.17 / 04:26 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria is not Aleppo, and the media is not interested in the some 6,000 Palestinian refugees under…
  6. Turkey New Year's gunman who killed 39 reportedly captured in Istanbul

    01.16 / 23:32 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Abu Muhammed Horasani, described as being of Uzbek origin, caught in hiding with his four-year-old…
  7. Qatari fuel arrives in Gaza amid crippling power crisis

    01.16 / 19:14 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The strip's power authority says the Qatari-bought diesel will double the amount of power provided to households in the coastal…
  8. Palestinian grandmother wounded, loses consciousness during IDF raid on apartment

    01.14 / 22:34 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The IDF raid on Kafr Qaddum in the West Bank last Tuesday night did not become just another dry statistic. The reason: an 80-year-old Palestinian woman was injured. IDF claims she was never pushed and simply felt…
  9. Dozens killed after ISIS launches massive offences on key border city

    01.14 / 14:37 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Islamic State group leads largest attack on Syrian regime positions in Deir al-Zor, an area that links ISIS-held territory in Syria and…
  10. For the first time, investigators link Syria's Assad to chemical attacks

    01.13 / 19:04 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    An international investigation finds that the decision to use chlorine bombs in 2014-15 came from the very top; the Syrian government maintains that ISIS is behind the…
  11. Egyptian court approves freezing assets of three human rights activists

    01.11 / 21:11 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Activists say they are facing the worst assault in their history since the wider campaign to erase freedoms began in…
  12. Thousands mourn Iran's late ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

    01.10 / 11:29 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Rafsanjani's pragmatic policies of economic liberalization and better relations with the West attracted fierce supporters and equally fierce critics during his…
  13. As war rages in Yemen, Oman caught in the middle between Iran and Saudi Arabia

    01.10 / 09:39 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Omanis believe this Swiss-style peacemaker role is vital in helping to prevent the Middle East from sinking even deeper into…
  14. After defeat in Aleppo, Syrian intellectuals pin hopes on diplomatic arena

    01.10 / 02:56 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Country has seemingly reached the limits of its endurance and readiness to mobilize against the Assad regime, but that doesn’t mean rebels will stop fighting. After defeat in Aleppo, Syrian intellectuals look to diplomatic f…
  15. Paris peace summit to urge Netanyahu, Abbas: Disavow officials who oppose two-state solution

    01.09 / 17:47 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    A draft summary statement of Sunday’s gathering, obtained by Haaretz, says the participating countries will not recognize unilateral changes to 1967 borders, including J…
  16. Iran to increase military spending on missiles, drones and cyber warfare

    01.09 / 12:54 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    'Those ballistic missiles, with a range of 1,250 miles, were designed to intimidate not only Israel ... but also intended to frighten Europe and someday maybe hit even the United States,' Trump told AIPAC in…
  17. U.S. destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels in Gulf

    01.09 / 12:53 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Iranian vessels came within 900 yards of American ship in Strait of Hormuz, U.S. officials…
  18. How Cairo’s cafés made Egypt’s 1919 revolution

    01.09 / 10:27 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The coffee houses, many of them opened by European immigrants, helped shape a new class structure and bring the country into…
  19. Akbar Rafsanjani's death a blow to Iranian reformists ahead of elections

    01.09 / 08:01 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    Iranian President Hassan Rohani suffered a shocking blow with Rafsanjani’s death and he wasn't a…
  20. Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82

    01.08 / 17:24 haaretz.com Haaretz.com - Middle Easte
    The influential politician supported the country's current president, Hassan Rohani, and headed the council that advises Supreme Leader Ayatollah…