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Mideast Conflict Made No Difference When a Palestinian Mom With Choking … – TheBlaze.com

Mideast Conflict Made No Difference When a Palestinian Mom With Choking … – TheBlaze.com

An Israeli military doctor provided emergency treatment for a Palestinian infant in respiratory distress and saved her life after her mother literally ran down the road from her village in desperate need of medical help. According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman’s unit, a Palestinian woman ran from her village of Beitin near Ramallah […]

Obama Suffers Setbacks in Japan and the Mideast – New York Times

Obama Suffers Setbacks in Japan and the Mideast – New York Times}

Can Hamas-Fatah Unity Lead to Mideast Peace? – New York Times

Can Hamas-Fatah Unity Lead to Mideast Peace? – New York Times

Introduction On April 23, Azzam al-Ahmad, a senior Fatah official, left, and Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh, prime minister of Gaza, announced that their groups had agreed to form a unity government. Adel Hana/Associated Press The two main Palestinian factions, the Palestine Liberation Organization, which runs the West Bank and is dominated by Fatah, and the militant […]

Are We Keeping Score or Promoting Mideast Peace? – Huffington Post

It’s very easy to get sucked in to the play-by-play score-keeping in Israeli-Palestinian talks, negotiations and competing unilateral measures. It even has a certain appeal, the appearance of knowing the unknowable or enjoying some sort of control over a process which is essentially beyond our control. All this also distracts us — conveniently? — from […]

Obama: May Be Time For A Pause In Mideast Peace Talks – NPR

Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I’m Scott Simon. The Obama administration’s recent efforts to try to steer Israel and Palestine into – and the Palestinians into a lasting peace accord have […]

20 Million in Mideast to Get Polio Vaccine – New York Times

20 Million in Mideast to Get Polio Vaccine – New York Times

The region was polio-free for 10 years, until a Pakistani strain was detected in sewers in Egypt in January. It has since been found in sewers in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. Last month, 10 paralyzed children in Syria were confirmed to be polio victims. Children there and in parts of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon […]

Kerry Tries to Reassure Mideast Allies on Iran – New York Times

Kerry Tries to Reassure Mideast Allies on Iran – New York Times

“The time to oppose it is when you see what it is, not to oppose the effort to find out what is possible,” Mr. Kerry said at a news conference after meeting with the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and the foreign minister, Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. “We have […]

US envoy to Mideast: Washington must be ready to step up Iran sanctions – Jerusalem Post

The United States and its allies must be prepared to escalate sanctions against Tehran if it continues to build its nuclear program while making clear to the Iranians that they will not be “let off the hook” by the agreement currently being negotiated in Geneva, former US envoy to the Middle East Dennis […]

Kerry Takes Personal Approach to Mideast Peace – New York Times

Kerry Takes Personal Approach to Mideast Peace – New York Times

In the last 24 hours, Mr. Kerry’s aides warned that he might fly back to Israel after his stop in Jordan, then minutes later said that was a false alarm. The next morning they confirmed that he would, in fact, travel to Tel Aviv on Friday for breakfast with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after dinner […]

Iran Talks Strain Mideast Alliances – Wall Street Journal

Iran Talks Strain Mideast Alliances – Wall Street Journal}