Added on 17/05/2012
Dubai , Dubai police , Hamas , Israel , Israeli intelligence , Mossad , Tel Aviv , UAE
ALEXANDER MCNABB: A movie being made about the assassination of Mahmoud Al Mabhouh plays fast and loose with the truth.
Added on 02/05/2012
Actor , Al Qaeda , Anders Breivik , Barack Obama , Bashar al-Assad , Ba’ath Party , Bin Laden , Damascus , Egypt , Gingrich , Governor , Guinea , Hamas , Hassan Nasrallah , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Israel , Jimmy Carter , Joe Biden , Lebanon , Lord’s Resistance Army , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Muslim Brotherhood , Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , Muslim Brotherhood of Syria , Newt Gingrich , Osama Bin Laden , Palestinian Territories , President , Ron Paul , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Syrian Muslim Brotherhood , Tunisia , Turkey , United States , US Elections
JUAN COLE: Romney clearly doesn’t have the slightest idea what he is talking about, and seems intent on alienating 1.5 billion Muslims
Added on 19/04/2012
James M. Dorsey
2014 World Cup , Afghanistan , Africa , Ahmet Davutoglu , Ankara , Arab League , Atlantic coast , Azerbaijan , Bahrain , Barack Obama , Bashar al-Assad , Congress , East Africa , Egypt , Energy , Gaza , Hamas , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iranian parliament , Iraq , Islamist government , Israel , Justice and Development Party , Kurdistan Workers’ Party , Lebanon , Libya , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Middle East , Nasser Hejazi , North Africa , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Oil , oil sales , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Saudi Arabia , Shiraz , Soccer , Strait of Hormuz , Syria , Tehran , Tehran’s Azadi Stadium , Tel Aviv , Turkey , UN Security Council , United States , US administration , Washington
JAMES M. DORSEY: Held up as a model of a modern Islamic state Turkey faces some formidable difficulties
Added on 13/04/2012
Afghanistan , Conflict , Europe , Gaza , Hamas , Iraq , Jerusalem , Libya , Mali , Middle East , Nigeria , Pakistan , starvation , Sudan , Syria , Turkey , United States , War , Yemen
DANIEL M. VARISCO: What is it about us a species that we seem to be in a state of perpetual conflict?
Added on 25/03/2012
Africa , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Arab Spring , Asma al-Assad , Bahrain , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood , European Union , First Lady , France , Gaza Strip , Hamas , Homs , Idlib , Iraq , Justice and Development Party , Libya , Mali , Manama , oil exports , Palestine Liberation Organization , President , Renaissance Party , Syria , Tear gas , Tunisia , United States , Yemen
JUAN COLE: Not that you’d know from watching American TV news but there have been important developments in the Arab world recently
Added on 07/03/2012
James M. Dorsey
2010 World Cup , Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , amputations , Baghdad , Barak Obama , Congress , Cuba , Dennis Ross , Fifa World Cup , Florida , Football , Guantanamo Bay , guard , Hamas , Hassan Nasrallah , Herman Cain , Hizballah , House of Representatives , Iran , Iraq , Ismail Haniyeh , Kabul , Kabul's Ghazi stadium , McClatchy , Nelson Mandela , Northern Iraq , Osama Bin Laden , Pentagon , Politics , President , recruitment tool , Rugby , Saddam Hussein , Saudi Arabia , Soccer , Somalia , South Africa , Taliban , U.S. Congress , U.S. Navy , United States , United States Navy , US government , US military
JAMES M. DORSEY: The $744,000 pitch outside a $39 million penitentiary-style building is intended to reward the most cooperative of the 120,171 inmates.
Added on 03/03/2012
Bashar al-Assad , Camp David , Damascus , Doha , Egypt , Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood , Fatah , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Hamas , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Ismail Haniyeh , Israel , Khaled Mashaal , Lebanon , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Palestine , President , Syria , Tunisia , United States , West Bank , Yemen
RAMZY BAROUD: Hamas might be reinventing itself, or it may simply be trying to weather the storm. Either way, it is quickly leaving its traditional home.
Added on 23/02/2012
Ben Gurion , Benny Morris , Christian Science Monitor , Der Spiegel , Hamas , Iran , Israel , Jarrah , Jerusalem , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , reasonable solution , the Christian Science Monitor , West Bank
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Nusseibeh is doing a remarkable and daring thing: he’s telling his audience that Israelis are scared, and that they must be partners.
Added on 09/02/2012
ABC News , Ali Khamenei , Benjamin Netanyahu , Central Intelligence Agency , Ehud Barak , Gaza , Hamas , House of Commons , International Atomic Energy Agency , internationally-syndicated columnist and the editor , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Leon Panetta , London , Mainstream media , Moshe Yaalon , Nuclear , Nuclear technology , PalestineChronicle.com , Pentagon , Pluto Press , Prime Minister , Saddam Hussein , Tehran , the independent , The New York Times , Tony Blair , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States , US government , War , www.ramzybaroud.net
RAMZY BAROUD: History repeats itself, when we fail to learn its lessons. Israel might want to take such chances, but why should the rest of the world?
Added on 30/01/2012
Common Ground News Service
Al-Nahda , Arab Spring , Damascus , deputy chief , Egypt , Egyptian military , Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood , Fatah , Gaza , Hamas , Hosni Mubarak , Israel , Israeli government , Middle East , Natalia Simanovsky , North America , Palestinian Authority , Prime Minister , Qatar , research officer , Salafist Al Nour party , Salam Fayyad , Sinai , Syria , Tunisia , Turkey , United States
NATALIA SIMANOVSKY, CGNEWS: It’s highly unfortunate that Israel seems to treat all change in the Arab world as a threat to itself.
Added on 28/01/2012
Alan Grayson , America , Benjamin Netanyahu , Binyamin Netanyahu , Department of State , Egypt , Fatah , Florida , Food and Drink , France , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Germany , Governor , Haifa , Hamas , Hannah Arendt , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Israeli army , Italy , Jerusalem , League of Nations , Lebanon , Likud Party , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Obama , Palestine , Palestine Authority , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Republican Party , Romney , Sheldon Adelson , Syria , Tel Aviv , United Nations , United States , West Bank
JUAN COLE: The maths speaks for itself – a country of 7.5 million people is surrounded by 400 others with whom it seems to be at constant odds.
Added on 01/01/2012
Common Ground News Service
Birzeit University , Facebook , Gaza , Hamas , Israel , Palestine , Ramallah , Social Media , West Bank , Women , Women's issues
NIDA TUMA, CGNEWS: A newly established group is using Facebook to try and generate genuine debate between Palestinian women at different ends of the political spectrum.
Added on 30/12/2011
Abdullah , Al Qaeda , Algeria , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Ali Khamenei , Arab Spring , Ayman al-Zawahiri , Baath Party in Syria , Bahrain , Balkans , Ben Ali , Binyamin Netanyahu , Bush Administration , David Cameron , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Europe , France , G8 , Gaza , George W. Bush , Hamas , Hillary Clinton , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iraq , Islam , Israel , Joe Biden , Libya , Manama , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , Misrata , Moncef Marzouki , Morocco , Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Obama , Oil , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Saddam Hussein , Saudi Arabia , School of Oriental and African Studies , Social services , Supreme , Suzanne Mubarak , Syria , Syrian National Council , Tahrir Square , Tel Aviv , Tunisia , Turkey , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States , Washington , West Bank , Western Europe , Western Mountain region , Yemen
JUAN COLE: So much that is misinformed, over-hyped and simply plain wrong has been written about the Arab Spring. So let’s sort the wheat from the chaff.
Added on 27/12/2011
Ankara , Benjamin Netanyahu , Cairo , Egypt , Ehud Barak , Fatah , Gaza , Golan Heights , Hamas , International Criminal Court , Iran , Israel , Jerusalem , Lebanon , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , Mossad , Oslo , Palestine , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian national movement , Pennsylvania , President , Prime Minister , Recep Erdogan , Saudi Arabia , Saudi intelligence , Security Council , Sinai , Syria , The New York Times , tremors , Tunisia , Turkey , Turki al-Faisal , United Nations , United States , Washington , West Bank
JONATHAN COOK: 2011 marked the point at which the Palestinians called Israel’s bluff and revealed Oslo to be nothing more than a stalling tactic. What does the upcoming year hold?
Added on 21/11/2011
Abdullah II , Cairo , Fatah , Gaza , Hamas , Islam , Jordan , Khaled Mashaal , Mahmoud Abbas , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , President , West Bank
A new dynamic is opening up in Jordanian-Palestinian relations – a recognition and acceptance of the role that the Islamic political movement Hamas plays.
Added on 31/10/2011
Army , B'Tselem , Benjamin Netanyahu , Gaza , Gilad Shalit , Haaretz , Hamas , Hizbollah , IDF , Israel , Israeli army , Lebanon , Prime Minister , sadism , The National
JONATHAN COOK: It looks like the Israeli military have revived a notorious policy to ensure that there is no repetition of a prolonged kidnap drama.
Added on 24/10/2011
Ben Ali , Democracy , Gaza , Hamas , Islamist , Islamist party , President , Tunisia
NEWS ANALYSIS: With their erstwhile leader rattling around a presumably luxurious villa in Jeddah, Tunisians have had their first shot at genuine democracy.
Added on 23/10/2011
James M. Dorsey
Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , Al Shabab , Ayman al-Zawahiri , Basketball , East Africa , Food and Drink , Hamas , handball , Hizballah , Islamist , James M. Dorsey , Lebanon , Middle East , Nanyang Technological University , North Africa , Osama Bin Laden , Palestinian Territories , President , recruitment tool , S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies , Singapore , Soccer , Somalia , Taliban , UN Court , United Nations , woman athlete
JAMES M. DORSEY: While Al Qaeda is attempting to portray a gentler face, distributing aid to famine victims, Al Shabab, are ensuring strict adherence to a ban on women’s sports.
Added on 16/10/2011
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , Adel Al-Jubeir , Africa , Atlantic coast , Bahrain , Bashar al-Assad , East Africa , Egypt , Europe , Gilad Shalit , Hamas , Hizballah , Human Rights Watch , Iran , Iraq , Islamist government , Israel , Libya , Mahmoud Abbas , Manama , Massachusetts , Mexico , Middle East , North Africa , Obama administration , Oil , Palestine Authority , Palestinian Territories , President , Quds Force , Salesman , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Texas , Tunisia , Turkey , United States , US government , Washington , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: The people power movement has the most to lose and could find itself in the grinder as the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran jockey for power.
Added on 11/10/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Ankara , Arabs , Bahrain , Bar Ilan University , Bulgaria , Davos , Egypt , France , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Germany , Hamas , Iran , Israel , Istanbul , Mediterranean coast , President , Prime Minister , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Russia , Shimon Peres , Syria , Tel Aviv , Tourism , Tunisia , Turkey , United Kingdom , United Nations , World Economic Forum
ROB L. WAGNER: Shopkeepers easily transition from Turkish to Russian, Polish and German. Yet Hebrew, once among the languages, is virtually non-existent.