Jordanian police threaten to jail Israeli pilgrims for praying

Aaron's Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Aaron’s Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Warning to visitors at Aaron’s Tomb comes as tensions between countries skyrocket over stabbing at Israeli Embassy

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In the Iran-Saudi Arabia conflict, a clash of civilizations

File: Iranian protesters raise their fists in front of a portrait of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr during a demonstration against his execution by Saudi authorities, on January 3, 2016, outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran. (AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE)

File: Iranian protesters raise their fists in front of a portrait of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr during a demonstration against his execution by Saudi authorities, on January 3, 2016, outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran. (AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE)

The cold war between the two regional powers is likely to heat up, reviving an age-old sectarian war between Sunni and Shiite Islam in which every country and group in the Middle East will have to choose a side

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Ukraine’s Poroshenko warns of ‘full-scale’ Russia invasion

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko

President Petro Poroshenko has told MPs the military must prepare to defend against a possible “full-scale invasion” from Russia, amid a surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

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Yemen conflict: Aden a ‘ghost city’ as death toll rises

A man stands beside a tank manned by pro-government militia in Aden

A man stands beside a tank manned by pro-government militia in Aden

The head of the ICRC in the Yemeni city of Aden has told the BBC the country’s conflict has made it a “ghost city”

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Is US-Israel crisis a speed bump or sign of a long-term conflict?

President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.  (photo credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

 

Despite tensions, top lawmakers say relationship base on ‘shared values,’ not personalities of Obama and Netanyahu

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Yemen turmoil escalates as Arab states plan ground invasion

Yemeni Houthi rebels and members of the security forces loyal to the Shiite movement inspect the damage at the scene of a Saudi airstrike targeting the group, which controls Sanaa near the airport in the Yemeni capital, on March 26, 2015. (photo credit: Mohammed Huwais/AFP)

Yemeni Houthi rebels and members of the security forces loyal to the Shiite movement inspect the damage at the scene of a Saudi airstrike targeting the group, which controls Sanaa near the airport in the Yemeni capital, on March 26, 2015. (photo credit: Mohammed Huwais/AFP)

Exiled president appears on TV in Saudi Arabia; Riyadh accuses Iran, Hezbollah of fighting for Houthis

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