October 3, 2013 The Egyptian military operation to destroy most of the tunnels used to smuggle goods into neighboring Gaza has led to a shortage of cheap fuel and building materials. It also has led to more sewage flowing into the sea. Change is afoot, however, for the first time in six years.
October 1, 2013 Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is trying to use charm to ease international pressure without scaling back its nuclear efforts, Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu says. "Rouhani thinks he can have his yellowcake and eat it too," Netanyahu told the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday.
September 30, 2013 Before leaving for the U.S. on Sunday, the Israeli leader promised to warn officials in Washington that they should maintain pressure on Iran to cease its nuclear program.
September 26, 2013 The film, a romantic drama from Israeli director Michael Mayer, follows two men, one an Israeli lawyer and the other a Palestinian student, as they fall in love and subsequently become entangled in their region's conflict.
September 25, 2013 Hasan Rouhani spoke of moderation and said Iran was willing to talk to the West about its nuclear program. The U.S. and its European allies have reacted with cautious optimism, but not everyone is buying the new Iranian leader's charm offensive.
September 20, 2013 Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani has launched a charm offensive ahead of his visit to the U.N. General Assembly next week, leading to speculation of a new course for relations with the U.S. But there are plenty of reasons for skepticism — Iran's history with the U.S. not the least of them.
September 19, 2013 In Zaytoun, director Eran Riklis tells the story of an Israeli pilot and a Palestinian boy who form an unlikely bond as they work together to get from a crash site to Israel.