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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The fiercest winter storm to hit the Mideast in years has unleashed deadly flash flooding in the West Bank, dumped a rare foot of snow on desert Jordan, and disrupted traffic on the Suez Canal in Egypt.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Mideast conflict has done little to help Israel's image in the world, but the way local filmmakers deal critically with the Israel-Palestinian issue has won wide international praise — and this year, recognition from the top of the movie industry.
The new year will bring a host of foreign policy threats that could boil over in 2013.
The unstable economy, the possibility of a Middle Eastern war, and the continued activity of al-Qaeda will all be threats to the United States in 2013.
Eliminating OPEC's control over oil prices would reduce the cost of oil and the influence of oil-rich Middle Eastern countries.
Last year’s revolution is in danger of being destroyed by poor judgment, power grabs, and violence.
What could have been a process used to build consensus among disparate political forces and segments of Egyptian society instead became divisive.
The United States must help guide Egypt's political transition.
Obama administration wants to reopen channels with the enemy.