Dashed hopes, little fallout
As the appeals verdict in the Jewish spy case leaves those concerned dumbfounded, Azadeh Moaveni reviews the build-up of deflated hopes.
Race for East Jerusalem
The next six weeks have been deemed "critical" for the Oslo process. But for the Palestinians in East Jerusalem it is the next three years that will determine their political and social existence. Graham Usher reports from Jerusalem
Stirring sectarian sensitivities
Strong words from Lebanon's Christian bishops have raised the spectre of sectarian tension as the question of Syrian troops in Lebanon enters the public forum, writes Ranwa Yehia in Beirut"