Mohammad Khazaee, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, discusses Iran’s position on Syria in an email interview with Al-Monitor.
Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid seeks to please the right-wing electorate, in preparation for his long-term ambition: to become prime minister.
Palestinian reconciliation must precede an Israeli-Palestinian settlement.
US Secretary of State John Kerry’s unscheduled detour in the West Bank to buy a shawarma sandwich has given rise to speculation about his motives.
The AKP’s draft law of aggressive alcohol restrictions aims not only to engineer an Islamic society but to prevent possible losses in its conservative electoral base.
Daoud Kuttab reports on how a sandstorm forced US President Barack Obama to see reality in Bethlehem.
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