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Years after Theophilos III was elected Patriarch of Jerusalem, Israel refuses to recognise him. In exchange for their recognition, it's demanding first refusal on all land sales or rental in Jerusalem.
The number of strict ultra-orthodox Jews in Israel is increasing, sparking fears its secular character is under attack. Many resent the special treatment the orthodox community receives.
Worshippers of St George have a novel way of venerating him. They rub themselves with the chains that once held their martyr. Uniquely, the faithful are both Christians and Muslims.
Israel has found an original solution to illegal immigration: a massive force of anti-immigration police who patrol the streets rounding up foreigners. Every immigrant in Israel knows '5250', the number on the force's license plates. Since the Deportation Police Force was founded more than 130,000 people have been deported at a rate of 136 per night. Rumour has it that the Deportation Police arre…
With Hamas accusing Fatah of using 'insurgency tactics' in Gaza, relations between the two factions are at a new low. Gaza is being strangled as both sides continue to blame and provoke the other.
As the release of Hezbollah's latest computer game shows, games have become the latest ideological weapon in the battle for young hearts and minds. Games are appearing from Israeli, Palestinian and US perspectives.
It's said the next war in the Middle East will be over water. Already agricultural development is killing the River Jordan. But saving the river for all nations could be an impetus for co-operation.
There's a real sense of optimism ahead of the Middle East peace talks. For the past two years, former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters have been meeting together to call for peace.