Secretary of State John Kerry

"If you don’t understand the basic moral difference between Israel and the Palestinians—the basic difference between right and wrong—then you understand nothing about the Israeli-Arab conflict."

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Muslim women

The hopes that the Arab Spring five years ago would lead to more opportunities for women have largely not panned out. However, there are women in all areas of life who have become leaders in their own way and are fighting for more freedom. Here are the stories of five women.

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Adolf Hitler

Dr. Entesar Al-Banna , a columnist for a Bahraini daily, wrote she was shocked that many young Arabs idolize Hitler- a phenomenon she says stems from the wave of violence afflicting the region and, as a result, people are looking to someone who challenged the rest of the world.

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Dore Gold

Arab countries have long had covert relations with Israel and these relationships are now coming to light as shared concerns over Iran take precedence over real and perceived grievances.

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Netanyahu

Efforts have long been underway by the UN to fully ban nuclear testing, by getting all member states to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. Israel signed it in 1996, but, along with the US and other countries, has resisted ratifying it until the proper 'regional context and appropriate timing.'

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Iran police

Iran claims Sunni terror groups plotted imminent bombings in different parts of the country, including Tehran and a number of provinces, during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. This is rather ironic since Iran is recognized as the leading state sponsor of global terrorism.

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Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Dr. Dore Gold (R), Acting National Security Advisor Jacob Nagel and US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Israeli and US delegations met in Jerusalem on Thursday to discuss a full range of security matters, including shared threats, terror organizations destabilizing the Middle East, opportunities for regional cooperation and other important issues, including Iran.

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British and French interests of 1916 created a host of problems over the next century. Today, Israel should worry about the different world views that have developed between itself and the West. But the new situation also presents Israel with opportunities.

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Angry sad Arab

While the region's Arab and Muslim citizens have been fighting for years against corruption and for their human rights, little has ultimately changed in these realms, a new survey shows.

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Arab protest

'With 60 percent of the population below the age of 30, the Arab world is characterized by its vast youth population.' A comprehensive poll of the trends among young Arabs in the Middle East also shows that a majority reject ISIS.

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