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Can Israel’s Medical Diplomacy Make It the Cuba of the Middle East?

Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines

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Nuclear Dreams: Iran Now Controls Four Arab Capitals, Plus Washington, D.C.

What the burning of a Jordanian pilot reveals about Obama’s flawed Middle East game

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ISIS Murders Captured Jordanian Pilot

Video purportedly shows hostage held since December being burned to death

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Meet the Kurds, a Historically Oppressed People Who Will Get Their Own State

While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East

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Chicago Restaurant Offers Taste of Middle East

Jordan-born chef opens Masada, a nod to the desert fortress and his mom

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Iraqi Insurgents Boast They’re Building an Arab Super-State

They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim

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Jordanian Boy Named Yitzhak Rabin to Join IDF

18-year-old granted Israeli citizenship after 16 years of residence in Israel

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Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

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Arguing for Israel’s Security First in Peace Talks

Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed

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Could the Failure of the Oslo Process Doom Israel’s Friendship With Jordan?

With no good options on the horizon, Jerusalem and Amman are on a collision course over the Palestinian issue

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Sundown: Collision Averted at Eilat Airport

Plus rent Spielberg’s house, Joan Rivers wants Bristol Palin’s life, and more

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Why Jordan’s Stability Is So Important

Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999

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President Obama to Visit Israel Next Month

He will also make a few stops elsewhere in the region

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Jordan Pulls Israel Card to Deny Syrians Help

Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel

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Sundown: Israel Meets With Jordan Over Syria

Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye

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How Jordan’s King Hangs On

The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence

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A Secret Jew in Jordan

In the Peace Corps, I hid my Jewish identity. But that didn’t prevent me from experiencing anti-Semitism.

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Is It Equally Unsafe in Denmark and Jordan?

Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis

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Better a Pharaoh or a Tempest?

They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.

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Michael Oren: It’s May 1967—or May 1948

The ambassador talks Operation Pillar of Defense, ‘monumental threats’

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Real Housewives of the Mideast

This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas

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Daybreak: Syrian Civil War Reaches Damascus

Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well

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Why UN Schools in Jordan Won’t Teach the Holocaust

Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’

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Will Jordan Be Next to Fall?

Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.

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The Mel Brooks Option

A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt

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Daybreak: Iran Lashes Out Like Wounded Dog

Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Thinking of a Master Plan

Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news

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Daybreak: For West, ‘Defeat’ in Syria

Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news

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Sundown: Jordan Inflamed

Plus UCSD controversy, the new face of Jewish Germany, and more

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Daybreak: U.S. Realizes Syria Plan Failing

Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news