The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard
Supporting Israel requires American evangelical Christians to square their theological beliefs with the modern Jewish state. Can they?
Another trying week on Iran and its nuclear program draws to a close
The Hezbollah suicide bombing killed 241 U.S. troops
Saudi officials declaring ‘major’ shift away from the United States
Russia reportedly makes an offer that would be difficult to refuse
A call to free Sheka and Teka, Israel’s Burt and Ernie
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
Plus study finds higher rates of E. coli in kosher chicken, and more in the news
Despite talk of a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. is already locked in battle
Plus Israeli brain drain rates top in the West, and more in the news
Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs
New sanctions to come if mid-month nuclear meeting doesn’t bear fruit
Plus Muslim Brotherhood likens Egypt’s army to Hitler, and more in the news
Reports of cooperation between Israel, Gulf States against Iran’s nuclear program
Are all options really on the table? Because we have ideas.
Who’s calling this a charm offensive?
Broke Hamas is suddenly not so upset about what Assad is doing
Obama says his Syria move sent Tehran a message on nukes, but the mullahs have Washington cornered
And other strange developments
Plus a Saul Goodman Breaking Bad spinoff, and more in the news
Plus another Daft Punk High Holiday parody video, and more in the news
Why the Russian president has every reason to cross Barack Obama’s “red line” on Syria, and elsewhere in the Middle East
How to usher in a new old era in Iran
Days before Hassan Rouhani is sworn in as Iran’s president
Jewish divorce is back in the news
Oh yes, and will help revive nuclear talks as well
Britain, however, has made the list
The first-ever Farsi-language history book about the Holocaust comes out just as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office
Jews from Iran to India once spoke their own languages. The few remaining speakers are now the ends of those linguistic lines.