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Jul 30, 2014

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent

Led by Egypt, a coalition of Arab states has effectively lined up with Israel in its fight against Hamas, posing new obstacles to efforts to end the Gaza conflict... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jul 27, 2014

Sympathies divided, Israel's Arab minority is caught in the middle of Gaza war

Facing the threat of rocket fire along with the rest of Israel, residents in this central Israeli Arab town have found themselves caught in the middle between Jewish neighbors and their fellow Palestinians who are dying in growing numbers in the Gaza... #Israel #Gaza Strip

Jul 24, 2014

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

The failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East have left many in America more inclined to side with Israel, which has lost backing elsewhere, analysts say... #Middle East #Pew Research Center #United States #Germany #Israel #Great Britain #Europe #China #Gaza Strip #United Nations Human Rights Council #France #Hamas

Jul 25, 2014

Hamas Still Has Some Friends in the Arab World

Though Egypt has turned its back on Hamas, other countries are coming in from the col... #Egypt #Hamas #Hezbollah #Iran #Israel #Middle East #Qatar #Saudi Arabia #Syria #Turkey

Jul 19, 2014

Palestinians Find Show of Support Lacking From Arab Nations Amid Offensive

The governments were accused of dithering at critical moments, and at one point, Egypt even blamed Hamas, rather than Israel, for dozens of Palestinian deaths... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Tunisia #Gaza Strip

Jul 23, 2014

From Outliers To A Growing Force: What Do Women Entrepreneurs In The Middle East Need To Thrive?

For many years in the Middle East, the harsh weather, the oil wealth, male dominance of the public space, as well as a traditional patriarchal society made it difficult—or unnecessary—for women to enter the business world. But some were able to break... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Tunisia #Gaza Strip

Jul 21, 2014

Victor Atiyeh, 1st Arab-American governor, dies in Oregon

Victor "Vic" Atiyeh, Oregon's 32nd governor and the nation's first Arab-American governor, died Sunday night when succumbed to renal failure at a Portland hospital... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Tunisia #Gaza Strip

Jul 24, 2014

Iraq: Kurdish Politician Massoum Named President

(BAGHDAD) — Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a sof... #Jalal Talabani #Iraq #Patriotic Union of Kurdistan

Jul 22, 2014

Arab-Jewish couple kiss on Twitter for peace in Gaza

It was the kiss seen 'round the social media world. Arab-American journalist Sulome Anderson gave her Jewish boyfriend a kiss on Twitter, creating a viral picture that spoke of love in the middle of war... #Jalal Talabani #Iraq #Patriotic Union of Kurdistan

Jul 24, 2014

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

The failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East have left many in America more inclined to side with Israel, which has lost backing elsewhere, analysts say... #Middle East #Pew Research Center #United States #Germany #Israel #Great Britain #Europe #China #Gaza Strip #United Nations Human Rights Council #France #Hamas