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Dispatch From HamastanPalestinians may worry about beer, veils, and wages, but few seem unhappy about last week's results.
Syria Stays Above the FrayAssad to Ahmadinejad: "You're a great guy, Mahmoud, but I'm just not that into you."
Dispatch From Tel AvivWhy some Israelis believe recent developments may not be entirely bad for the Jews.
Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
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