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Until the attack on a Hezbollah convoy in Syria 10 days ago, Israel's northern front was quiet. Now it is on the verge of explosion. Voters are asking if it was really worth it.

Meron Rapoport

Neither Israel nor Hezbollah can afford all-out war, but the situation could nonetheless spiral out of control

Sharif Nashashibi

Beyond her involvement in the 2005 Amman bombings, what do we know about Sajida al-Rishawi, and why don't we know more?

Dania Akkad

Israel’s ambitions to conquer the Golan Heights and western hopes to topple Assad raise probing questions regarding the discovery of oil in the Golan

Nafeez Ahmed

The vast archive of Palestinian refugee life dating back to 1947 has the potential to remind the world of its duty to a displaced people

Rich Wiles

US and Palestinian sniper films have sparked controversy, but one has more to say about the Israeli occupation than the other does about Iraq

Hadani Ditmars

Whatever hinders revolutionary progress towards achieving the ideals of the revolution – bread, freedom, social justice – is counter-revolutionary

Ibrahim Halawi

The rally held in Paris was a reminder that there is nothing quite so unifying in French politics as anti-Muslim prejudice

Myriam Francois-Cerrah

By going to the Congress against Obama's will, Netanyahu hopes to gain friends in America and voters in Israel. He might lose both.

Meron Rapoport

The image of King Abdullah as a reformer had disintegrated long before his death but was maintained to justify continued Western investment

Andrew Hammond