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- On Gaza's border, an unexpected haven for mentally-handicapped Israelis
- Syria's ancient landmarks crumble under onslaught of war
- Syrian Army, Hezbollah bear down on rebels in strategic Qusayr
- Aleppo's elected council ignored as foreign funds go elsewhere
- In Israel, a modern wall is halted by ancient terraces
- Gazans struggle to reel in a livelihood
- Between the shopping malls, is there space in Dubai for dissent?
- Iran's chief nuclear negotiator: we're being asked to make all the sacrifices
- Iran nuclear talks in Istanbul show progress remains elusive
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Fatah and Hamas, the two main Palestinian factions, have put a three-month deadline on efforts to mend their long-standing differences.
With international aid money slow to arrive, Syrians are seeking ways to get cash fast to buy desperately needed supplies. Profit-generating endeavors have been paying off.
Gazans with a hankering for the Colonel's secret recipe can call up a delivery company and get some finger lickin' food smuggled hot from Egypt in just three hours.
Manufacturing in the West Bank has collapsed due to a flood of cheap Chinese imports and the effects of the Israeli occupation. But one family is holding the line as the last local producer of a symbol of Palestinian resistance.
Early rebel optimism in Syria has given way to a grim realization that victory may still be years away. For the past two months, civilians have been fleeing Syria at a rate of 8,000 per day.
Controversial candidates like former President Rafsanjani could draw high voter turnout, but may challenge the supreme leader's ability to control the process of replacing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Umm Abdullah, whose husband is on his 14th turn in prison and has been imprisoned herself, is angry with Palestinian officials for cooperating with Israelis to arrest Palestinians.
'No one has the right to build a house, in addition to his own and that of his heirs,' Qaddafi once proclaimed. Now, those who had land confiscated are pressing their claims.
Liat Azran had two goals when she opened a hip secondhand clothing store in Sderot, which bears the brunt of rocket fire from Gaza: helping heal the town and encouraging sound financial judgement.
Today, Israel's Women of the Wall went to the Western Wall to pray for the first time since a court said they could worship there without fear of arrest. But they met plenty of opposition.