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Israel Fans a Virtual Flame Against Iran

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A new super-weapon has entered the Mideast cyber arena. First detected on Monday by a Moscow-based security company, ‘Worm.Win32.Flame’ — just call it ‘Flame’ — might be 'the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed' on Iran’s secret nuclear networks.

Brotherhood Marches On Towards Presidency

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Results of the first post-Mubarak presidential election last week have left most Egyptians stunned, with Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi coming in first and Ahmed Shafiq - ousted president Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister - coming in a close second. The two are now slated to face off in a hotly-contested runoff vote next month.

Fate Unites, Israel Separates

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of families - from Palestinians to Southeast Asian migrant workers to African refugees - struggle under Israeli policies that seek to limit the number of non-Jews within Israel and in the areas it occupies.

Israel Takes Up an Olympian Fight

Monday, May 28, 2012

A financial crisis, clashes between coaches, a case of shoplifting — forget all the problems. Last month, Israel’s judokas won four medals at the European Championship. They now have their eyes set on London 2012.

A Sort of President Awaits Egypt

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Candidates competing in Egypt's first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was ousted are vying for a prestigious position whose job description — oddly enough — has not yet been written. An unresolved dispute over who will write a new constitution for post-Mubarak Egypt has put the country in the unusual position of voting for a president with undefined authority.

U.S. Hard Line in Failed Iran Talks Driven by Israel

Friday, May 25, 2012

Negotiations between Iran and the United States and other members of the P5+1 group in Baghdad ended in fundamental disagreement Thursday over the position of the P5+1 offering no relief from sanctions against Iran.

Israel, Not Iran, Feels Isolated

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

As a result of the diplomatic momentum geared to disarm international suspicions over the explosive issue of Iran’s nuclear programme, the one country not directly party to the two-track negotiation process feels more isolated than Iran.

And Finally, To Vote

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

As Egyptians head to the polls Wednesday and Thursday to elect the country's first post-Mubarak president, local analysts say that voting results - even on the very eve of the balloting - remain impossible to predict.

Ahead of Elections, Military Well Entrenched

Monday, May 21, 2012

As Egyptians prepare to elect their country’s first president since the uprising that toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, the military junta that has ruled for the last 15 months has shown little sign it is prepared to accept civilian oversight.

Poverty Fuels Clashes in Lebanon

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Age-old battlegrounds in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli have descended into violence once again. While the events are highly disturbing they are not necessarily surprising for Lebanon’s residents, who have grown accustomed to violent clashes along the impoverished sectarian divides in the city.

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