On Thursday, May 20, after 11 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt. So now it’s time to see what has changed, if anything.
Overnight on Wednesday several hundred missiles were launched from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into Israel. The Israeli army retaliated by launching air strikes at various targets in Gaza.
This week saw the expiration of the mandate that Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government.
The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan provides an opportunity for al Qaeda to reassert itself as a terror group.
Recently there have been signs of “trouble in paradise” when Jordan, which has been a stable and relatively havoc-free country, witnessed a rare drama unfold.
Israelis went to the polls again on Tuesday to elect a new Israeli parliament, or Knesset. However, exit polls after the election came out with different results that make a complex situation even more confusing.
The Middle East is a complicated place, no doubt about that. In more ways than one Lebanon seems to be the most complicated place in the Middle East.
Israel’s fourth election in a little over two years is set for March 23, and it will be an election that comes down to mostly one question.