The German intelligence official reportedly mediating a prisoner exchange to bring home Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit had previous success with an Israel-Hezbollah swap in 2008.
12/23/2009 09:37 am
Twitter was hacked by the 'Iranian Cyber Army,' an unknown group. Though its website indicated no links with Iran authorities, a Farsi poem on its page suggests that those who were behind the message could have been loyalists to Iran's Islamic system of rule.
12/18/2009 11:54 am
The bizarre story of how the planet Earth came to be represented on paper.
12/17/2009 10:44 am
The Obama Nobel Peace Prize is seen as inappropriate by many Arabs, who are angry about the surge of US troops into Afghanistan and a stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
Israel and Lebanon have more pressing concerns than war with each other, but bickering could escalate to incite war if the US and Europe don't help.
12/04/2009 12:00 am
In the wake of its disputed election, Iran faces diminished support from some friends and hardening opposition among foes.
11/30/2009 12:00 am
Hezbollah has become an important player in Lebanese politics. While it still advocates the destruction of Israel and has offered to help Palestinians from Lebanon, it says that Palestinians must take the lead in securing their freedom.
11/27/2009 12:00 am
Surge of fighting with Yemen rebels has raised concern about a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, which has been drawn into the conflict.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Five months after a Western-backed coalition narrowly beat the Hezbollah-led opposition in in Lebanon's June elections, the two sides reached a deal Monday night.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
Israel's Navy seized a ship off the coast of Cyprus with 500 tons of weapons that it alleges were sent by Iran to Syria, and ultimately destined for Hezbollah militants in Lebanon.
11/05/2009 12:00 am