19 November 2012 08:00 PM
The arrival of Turkish and Qatari officials in Cairo to help mediate peace talks between Hamas and Israel illustrates the pivotal role that Egypt has played since the overthrow of strongman Hosni Mubarak last year.
15 November 2012 07:46 PM
Egypt’s Islamist president today denounced Israel’s shelling of Gaza as an “unacceptable aggression,” ordering his prime minister to visit the Hamas-governed enclave in what could emerge as the first major test for the country’s leader.
03 November 2012 12:01 AM
Jews hold strong views about the man honoured by a new statue in Jerusalem, says Catrina Stewart
26 October 2012 07:48 PM
Alliance with hardline Foreign Minister’s party threatens to alienate moderate supporters
The new Israeli apartheid: Poll reveals widespread Jewish support for policy of discrimination against Arab minority
23 October 2012 09:00 PM
47 per cent of respondents would like to see Israel's Arab citizens stripped of their citizenship rights
Hamas hails diplomatic victory: Cheering crowds greet Emir of Qatar as he becomes first foreign head of state to visit Gaza since group seized power
23 October 2012 03:50 PM
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, arrived in Gaza today, in the first visit by a foreign head of state since Hamas seized power five years ago.
23 October 2012 11:00 AM
Tzipi Livni, Israel's former opposition leader who crashed out of politics this year after losing her party's leadership contest, is poised to make a political comeback as head of a new party ahead of early elections in January.
22 October 2012 08:47 AM
Eleven Jordanian militants, accused of an ambitious plot to blow up multiple targets in Amman, had been planning since June the operation that would have been the worst terror attack in the Middle Eastern kingdom in years.
19 October 2012 12:00 AM
Gilad Shalit's fate transfixed the nation. A year after release he talks of chess games with his captors
Former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad Meir Dagan seeks liver transplant in Belarus after European and US surgeons 'refuse to treat him'
17 October 2012 05:14 PM
Meir Dagan, the former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad, has been forced to seek a liver transplant in Belarus, Europe’s most autocratic state, after European and American surgeons reportedly refused to treat him. He is said to be in critical condition.
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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