Memo From Jerusalem: Trying to Revive Mideast Peace Talks, Kerry Finds a Conflicted Israel
The Israeli divide was on stark display last week, as several right-wing ministers in the government professed their opposition to a Palestinian state.
The Lede: Iran’s President-Elect Confronted With Plea for Detained Opposition Leader’s Freedom
At a news conference broadcast live on Iranian state television, a man called on Iran’s president-elect, Hassan Rowhani, not to forget the detained opposition leader Mir Hussein Moussavi.
Kuwait Court Dissolves Parliament and Calls Vote That Opposition May Boycott
The opposition had asked the court to reject changes to the way votes are cast, saying that the new system will make it more difficult to form alliances.
Kuwait Constitutional Court dissolves parliament orders elections
The Kuwait Constitutional Court has dissolved the Kuwaiti parliament and ordered new elections. At the same time the court rejected a case launched by the opposition challenging the ruling Emir's change in the electoral system.
Ally Quits India's Opposition Alliance
A key member pulled out Sunday of India's main opposition alliance, a further sign of turmoil among rivals to the ruling Congress party.