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US special envoy Jason Greenblatt (L) attends the launch of a project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water for Palestinian farmers, on October 15, 2017, in the city of Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The $10 million project aims to increase the number of homes connected to …

Report: Trump Won’t Present Mideast Peace Plan Before August

The White House is unlikely to present its Middle ‎East peace plan before August, a source familiar ‎with the issue told Israel Hayom on Thursday. Jerusalem ‎officials confirmed they had no information ‎regarding an earlier rollout of a peace plan. ‎

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LISTEN – Klein: Time is Ripe for a Revolution in Iran

JERUSALEM — Iran’s increasing international isolation combined with recent airstrikes targeting Iranian bases in Syria, the growing frustration of the Iranian people over economic woes, and the Mossad’s “astonishing” seizure of Tehran’s secret nuclear archive have worked to demonstrate that the Iranian regime “is not that all powerful after all,” contended Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein.

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Egypt Authorities Arrest Atheist Blogger

CAIRO — Egyptian police have arrested an atheist blogger who was previously detained for promoting his views, a rights lawyer said on Saturday.

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Arab Press Hails Israeli Innovation, Says Arab World Must Take Heed

TEL AVIV – A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israel’s superiority over Arab states, saying Israel’s strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

In this picture taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, U.S. troop's humvee passes vehicles of fighters from the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, at Halawanji village, north of Manbij town, Syria. The front line has grown more tense …

Report: Trump Seeking Arab Force to Replace U.S. Troops in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is trying to assemble an Arab force “to replace” the U.S. military presence in Syria and help bring stability to the war-ravaged country and the region, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) learned from unnamed American officials.

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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV — Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

This file photo shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has officially submitted his candidacy for presidential polls due in March

Egypt’s Sisi Says He Will Personally Join Battle Against Sinai Militants

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said on Thursday that he is prepared to personally join the battle against Islamic State militants in the Sinai Peninsula. Before assuming the presidency following a 2013 coup, Sisi held the rank of general and was head of Egypt’s armed forces.

A Palestinian militant from the Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, poses with his weapon while waiting for the arrival of Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on December 7, 2012. Meshaal is making his first-ever visit to the Gaza Strip amid tight security for …

Hamas Arrests Gaza Jihadists for Attack on Egyptian Army

TEL AVIV — Security forces from Hamas, the terrorist organization that rules the Gaza Strip, have arrested four jihadists in recent days suspected of being involved in an attack perpetrated by the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State against the 101st Brigade of the Egyptian army, an attack for which IS’ offshoot in Sinai claimed responsibility.

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Saudi Crown Prince Visits Christian Cathedral in Egypt, Meets with Coptic Pope

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is steadily making his way westward in a “charm offensive” intended to convince political leaders and investors across the world that his country is modernizing, liberalizing, and becoming a stable home for foreign capital after a bit of turbulence early in his reign.

Saudi artists paint a mural portrait of King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R), and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, during the 32nd Janadriyah Culture and Heritage Festival, held on the outskirts of the capital Riyadh on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Fayez Nureldine (Photo credit should read …

Guardian: Saudi Crown Prince Embarks on Tour to Woo Foreign Leaders

Saudi Arabia’s young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is touring key capitals this week as part of a charm offensive as his own father the Sultan ages and prepares for a transition of power, reports The Guardian. They report: Saudi Arabia’s heir