Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the “Clash within a Civilization”

http://csis.org/publication/saudi-arabia-iran-and-clash-within-civilization No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East can be. During the last two...

News Analysis:

"Tedious" We've been there, done that. Plans for building in Jerusalem east of the Green Line are announced, and the world goes slightly berserk. It is really tiresome. Word from the government here is that 1) these...

IDF in Southern Lebanon Israel is prohibited from flying over Lebanon?

========== For Immediate Release Office of the White House Press Secretary August 7, 2006 Crawford, Texas 8:59 A.M. CDT www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/08/20060807.html THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Since the crisis in Lebanon began more than three weeks ago, the United...

Official PA radio news – the PBC Voice of Palestine – Oct 18/19

SUMMARY The Palestinian Authority yesterday announced compliance with the Sharm summit understandings, but the announcement (which ran first at 2-PM on Oct. 18 and subsequently) was noteworthy for three factors: 1. It was terse. 2....

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (28): 75.8% Reconciliation impossible this generation even if Palestinians...

12 June 2008 These are the results of the latest poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip between 5 and 7 June...

Syria and Hizballah Brag About Killing 7 Israelis and Kidnapping 2 Others

Several Arab media outlets are reporting the killing of seven Israeli soldiers today along the Lebanese border, and Syrian television and Hizballah bragged that the "heroic operation" showed that Israel would have no choice...

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights...

ADVANCE EDITED VERSION Distr. GENERAL A/HRC/10/23 16 January 2009 Original: ENGLISH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND REPORTS OF THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER AND SECRETARY-GENERAL Summary The present report, submitted pursuant to Human...

Israel Fears Regional War in 2006

WASHINGTON -- Israel has relayed its concern to the United States of the rising prospect of a Middle East war in 2006. U.S. officials said Israel has determined that the expected U.S. withdrawal from...

THE MAVI MARMARA INCIDENT, RAFAH, AND EGYPT’S STEEL WALL

July 1, 2010 Tally Helfont is an FPRI research fellow. Her research focuses on Middle East-related issues and radical Islamic movements. She also instructs training courses on behalf of K3 Enterprises in Civil Information Management to U.S. Military Civil...