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  • by Robert H Berendt
Egypt’s importance stretches over thousands of years and will continue through the end of this age.
  • by Rodney Hall, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
At the heart of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East is ongoing hatred among Muslim nations toward Israel and the Jewish people. What are the underlying causes? 
  • by Darris McNeely
U.S. President Barack Obama recently called on Israel to return to its pre-1967 borders as the basis for a solution to its conflict with the Palestinians. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu countered that this is a non-starter. Why is this so critical, and does Israel really matter in the scope of things?
  • by United Church of God
In spite of the best efforts of the players in the current Middle East peace process, today the Arab and Jewish nations still have difficulty coexisting peacefully.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Many events have shaped the modern Middle East—perhaps none more than the Six-Day War in 1967. Sadly, Israel and Jerusalem remain a source of contention, with more conflict to come.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
In an Aug. 1 speech, British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned of an "arc of extremism" that extends across much of the Islamic world posing a very real threat to Western civilization. How great is this threat, and where is it leading?
  • by John Ross Schroeder
In the wake of the latest war, Time magazine asked the right questions: "What is it about the Middle East that makes the conflicts so intractable? Why the hate and where's the healing?" (July 24).