The region known as the Middle East has been conquered and reconquered by every super power in the West. This has created a region rich in a culture of resistance and thousands of ethnic groups looking for their piece of land. This has created a complicated region and Jpost's Middle East News simplifies it.
The Jordanian monarch told an emergency meeting in Amman of UN officials, heads of Wester NGOs and representatives of Arab donors to pressure Israel for aid trucks into Gaza.
By using drones, which fly low and slow, Tehran is engaging in graduated escalation, in the hopes of forcing Israel to absorb the threat, rather than feel compelled to respond.
Boker's report also cites another hostage saying that he was held by a Gazan doctor as he was treating children patients.
The first reports about the potential flotilla came out on November 20, with bombastic predictions of reaching 1,000 small vessels to challenge the Israeli navy by activist Volkan Okclugu.
The US has sent a significant amount of naval power to the Middle East in the past month, including two aircraft carriers
The Houthis also used drones, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles to threaten Eilat and areas around the Red Sea.
Hamas has been trying to portray the two terrorist groups as partners, even equal partners in Gaza.
All eyes are on Iran in terms of the next moves it may make.
"I made a mistake, 10 or 15 years ago when I saved his life many times," stressed the son of the Hamas co-founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef.
Hezbollah confirms commitment to ceasefire, surprising Israel; Prof. Amatzia Baram claims Nasrallah's goal was always a ceasefire