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Arab League, Syrian Opposition Tells World That Assad Must Go

The Arab League has called on the various Syrian opposition factions to unite in light of their rejection of a U.N.-brokered plan for a transitional government that, as a gesture to Russia, would possibly include President Bashar al Assad in any decision-making on the country's future government.

Iran Announces Missile Tests, Threatens Israel

Iran announced missile tests Sunday and threatened to wipe Israel off the face of the earth if the Jewish state attacked it, brandishing some of its starkest threats on the day Europe began enforcing an oil embargo and harsh new sanctions

Israeli Premier Netanyahu Sends Egypt's Morsi a Letter

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sent a letter to Egypt's newly sworn-in President Mohamed Morsi, urging him to maintain peace between the two countries, following an Iranian report last week that Morsi was planning to reconsider the peace deal with Israel, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.

Yitzhak Shamir, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dies At 96

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang on to territory and never trust an Arab regime, passed away at 96 in a nursing home in Herzliya, Israeli officials said Saturday.

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Peace Through Tennis: An Alluring Idea

All is not lost, however, for peace between Israelis and Arabs need not come just from the top down -- not just when leaders across this turbulent region cast aside their weapons and sign treaties.
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