Israelis and Palestinians are set to talk peace again, with a stable two-state solution the desired outcome for many. But any solution involving statehood for Palestine must address the tangled issue of the new state's borders.
King Abdullah II has flown to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian President Abbas for the first time in five years. The trip is being viewed as a message to Israel, particularly over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.
The Israeli leader has accused Iran of filling the void in Syria left by the so-called "Islamic State." Israel has expressed concern that de-escalation zones brokered by Moscow pose a security threat.
Six participants from various Arab nations and the UK have pulled out of this year's Pop-Kultur festival due to a small amount of Israeli funding. Is this a legitimate means of protest or an example of anti-Semitism?
Just seven months after being released from jail the leader of an outlawed Islamic movement has been arrested again. It was unclear if the arrest was linked to recent violence surrounding the Temple Mount holy site.
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