Israel's election aftermath: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nonetheless, this was not a repeat of the last three elections. This round produced results that may well carry longer-term consequences for Israeli politics. With apologies to Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone and... Read more »

Jordan's royal family drama sends shudders around the region. Here's what we know

Around 15 people were detained, including a high-profile political figure and at least one member of the royal family. A popular former crown prince, Hamzah bin Al Hussein, publicly slammed Jordan’s leadership... Read more »

Jordan's royal family drama sends shudders around the region. Here's what we know

Around 15 people were detained, including a high-profile political figure and at least one member of the royal family. A popular former crown prince, Hamzah bin Al Hussein, publicly slammed Jordan’s leadership... Read more »

Suez Canal authorities need to remove up to 706,000 cubic feet of sand to free the Ever Given

The Ever Given, a container ship almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall, ran aground in the Egyptian canal after being caught in 40-knot winds and a sandstorm that... Read more »

Island nation racing to be the world's safest destination

(CNN) — Just over a year ago, the prospect of the Seychelles experiencing a dramatic drop in travelers seemed near inconceivable. Revered for its beautiful beaches and jungle landscapes, the Indian Ocean... Read more »

Israelis head to polls for yet another election

The final opinion polls over the weekend point to Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party finishing comfortably on top, but also show potential key allies without the necessary public support to make forming a... Read more »

Netanyahu credits himself with bringing Israel 'back to life.' Now he hopes his Covid-19 campaign will save his political future

Kurz, who was visiting Israel with his Danish counterpart to discuss a trilateral vaccine pact, credited Netanyahu for shocking him into action at the very beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak. After talks... Read more »

This country has just been named the world's happiest

(CNN) — To say the past year has been a difficult one for people across the globe is something of an understatement. Not only has the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the deaths... Read more »

Dead Sea Scroll fragments found in desert cave

Dozens of fragments of a Dead Sea Scroll bearing biblical text have been found by archaeologists working in the Judean Desert, the Israeli government said. The fragments were recovered from a cave... Read more »

Kushner surfaces with op-ed on Middle East

In the op-ed, Kushner touts the Abraham Accords and calls on President Joe Biden to “build on the progress in the Middle East,” mostly praising his father in law’s policy but also... Read more »