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April 14, 2014

Sisi is widely expected to win the upcoming presidential elections. (AFP/File)
16:12 GMT
Abdel Fattah al Sisi's lawyer handed in the required documents Monday for Sisi to run for president.

April 9, 2014

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Netanyahu is "giving fuel and matches to those who hate Israel. (AFP/File)
11:45 GMT
In the wake of the Mideast peace talk's failure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all Israeli government ministries to cease civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority.
Most of the anti-Semitic tweets came from Egypt. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
When the hugely popular Egyptian TV host used scholar Ben Judah's work in a local newspaper, things quickly got out of hand, revealing the extent of anti-Semitic feeling in the Arab world.

April 7, 2014

The West must face up to the fact that Assad "will not be overthrown," the analyst said. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
An Iranian-sponsored analyst has called on Western governments to halt their support for the Syrian opposition and to recognise that Syrian President Bashar Assad is still "standing tall".

April 6, 2014

Menendez accused Iran of "plotting in the back room" over the nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
19:03 GMT
At a conference in New York City on Sunday, several prominent members of America's Israeli lobby accused Iran of "plotting in the back room" and seeking to ruin a nuclear deal with world powers.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is considered one of the main "brokers" of the latest round of peace talks, but many Palestinians now believe that achieving peace with Israel may be impossible with U.S. involvement (File Archive/AFP)
07:55 GMT
Palestinians should "step away" from the U.S. brokered peace talks with Israel and find a new way to establish statehood for its people.