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Could Isaac Herzog become Israel’s next prime minister?

A Q and A with the head of the Israeli opposition, who with his running mate, Tzipi Livni, is in a tight race against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of a March 17 general election.

McCain: ‘We are literally doing everything the Iraqi government has requested.’

Once a proponent of sending in specialized troops to help the Iraqi army battle the Islamic State, the senator, after meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said ground troops are “not what they [the Iraqis] need.”

Introducing Ofek 10, the just-launched Israeli satellite likely designed to keep tabs on Iran

Ofek means horizon in Hebrew

These satellite images show Iran’s construction of a fake U.S. aircraft carrier

But why are they doing that?

Iranian female politician has her prayer sermon speech mysteriously canceled

According to the head of Tehran’s Friday Prayer office, Masoumeh Ebtekar wasn’t feeling well.

Jon Stewart explains what’s weird about Congress’s Iran sanctions push

What the "Daily Show" host gets right and wrong about the sanctions bill.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Iran
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  • Jan 16, 2014
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Iranian news agency says the U.S. is secretly run by Nazi space aliens. Really.

This is by far the craziest Iranian conspiracy theory yet

  • Max Fisher
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  • Iran
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  • Jan 13, 2014
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Why is the U.S. okay with Israel having nuclear weapons but not Iran?

The question, and its surprising answer, are more complicated than you might think.

Did Iran’s supreme leader really issue a fatwa against nuclear weapons?

The Iranian fatwa appears to be something of a diplomatic MacGuffin.

Is Iran already hedging on a key nuclear concession?

Foreign Minister Zarif announces Iran can continue construction at the Arak nuclear facility.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Iran
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  • Nov 27, 2013
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