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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on March 29, 2015. (DAN BALILTY/AFP/Getty Images)

In Israel, a New Government Adjusts to New Priorities

A more conservative ruling coalition will have to react to changing U.S. strategy abroad while managing competing interests at home. Read more…

An Egyptian man watches a liquefied natural gas carrier pass through the Suez Canal. (-/AFP/Getty Images)

In Egypt, Reforms Seek to Revive the Natural Gas Sector

Despite some promising progress, the president will continue to face a number of obstacles in fixing the country's economy. Read more…

A Palestinian supporter of Hizb al-Tahrir is seen through the movement's flag. (MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Cracks Down on the Islamic State in Gaza

Hamas will work to quell local jihadist activity to maintain its political prominence and re-engage with regional powers. Read more…

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