1. Is Netanyahu responsible for Iran deal?
    If the joint Lausanne statement becomes a permanent agreement between the superpowers and Iran, we will have to take off our hats to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  2. Will Qatar-Israel relations threaten PA’s relevance in Gaza?
    Ramallah, WEST BANK — The March 9 visit to Gaza by Qatari Ambassador Mohammad al-Amadi, also head of the Qatari National Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, and his meetings with Hamas and Israeli officials have aroused anger and fear within the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Fatah movement.
  3. Iran framework agreement should boost regional diplomacy
    US President Barack Obama said on April 2 that the framework agreement reached between the six world powers and Iran represents “[a] historic opportunity to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons in Iran, and to do so peacefully, with the international community firmly behind us.”
  4. To understand ISIS, you must understand Saddam Hussein
    SANLIURFA, Turkey — When Abu Hamza, a former Syrian rebel, agreed to join the Islamic State, he did so assuming he would become a part of the group’s promised Islamist utopia, which has lured foreign jihadists from around the globe.
  5. Iran nuclear deal must ensure Arab security: Saudi Arabia
    Riyadh (AFP) – The Saudi government on Monday said it hopes a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers can bolster Middle East peace and end interference in Arab affairs.
  6. Feinstein: Iranians Are ‘Sincere,’ Netanyahu Should ‘Contain Himself’
    (CNSNews.com) – Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she backs President Obama’s diplomacy with Iran as the best deal that’s going to get done; she believes the Iranians are “sincere” in wanting a deal; and she disagrees that the broad outlines of the deal threaten the survival of Israel.
  7. Shiite rebels in Yemen push into rivals’ stronghold
    Sanaa, Yemen • Pitched fighting intensified Monday in Yemen’s second-largest city of Aden, leaving streets littered with bodies, as Shiite rebels and their allies waged their strongest push yet to seize control of the main bastion of supporters of their rival, the country’s embattled president.
  8. Iraqi Premier Vows to Prevent Violations by Shiite Militia
    Iraq’s prime minister says he will protect the people living in territories retaken from the Islamic State group from any retribution or rights violations.
  9. Iran Has Shiite Radicalization Centers in 60 Countries: Video
    A new video produced by an Iranian opposition group documents how the Ayatollah’s regime in Tehran has proliferated its Khomeinist revolution into 60 countries, graduating 50,000 Mullahs at its Al Mustafa International University in the past seven years.
  10. Fazl rules out Shia-Sunni conflict in Yemen
    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rehman has said there is no Shia-Sunni conflict in Yemen, ARY news reported.