The theory that Mossad killed the late Palestinian leader is popular – but it doesn't make any sense
Netanyahu's defence minister wants more time with his family – or does he have another agenda?
‘A major blow to the revolution’ says ElBaradei as president hands himself sweeping new powers
William Hague officially recognises Syrian opposition, but makes no mention of arming rebels
Air strike meant for leader of Hamas rocket teams kills nine members of the wrong family
Israel warns Palestinians of ‘second phase’ of operation against Hamas, but is an invasion really necessary?
Hisham Qandil calls on world to 'take responsibility' in stopping Israel's 'unacceptable aggression'
The government spokesman who even Paxman never tamed is back to put Israel’s case for attacking Gaza
Israeli attack that killed Ahmed al-Jabari was huge gamble that could have major repercussions
Former imam to head Syria's government-in-waiting - but can he win over the rebels within Syria?
Remember Afghanistan – 30 years after the US armed the Mujahideen, we're still fighting Taliban
Cameron wants to push the limits of EU embargo and persuade Obama to raise the heat on Assad
Meanwhile, David Cameron says he would give Assad free passage out of Syria if it would end the bloodshed
Syrian National Council is a joke among ordinary Syrians, so US is hoping to found a more effective opposition
Was Israeli attack on Khartoum missile plant a 'dry run' for Iran – or a memo to the next US President?
Beirut unhappy that its cosmopolitan streets have been portrayed by TV series as a 'hotbed of terrorists'
Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’
Opinion digest: the way forward for Arabs, a 'respectable' near-death experience, Malala Yousafzai