Iran-Hamas relations on the mend as head of Iranian Parliament's Palestine Commission calls Hamas 'front line' of Palestinian resistance against Israel.
Vote likely to be delayed until at least after Christmas; senior official says plan is to reach agreement on wording with Europeans beforehand in order to guarantee majority.
Among Israel’s political parties, the death of the primary
At least nine of the parties contesting the 2015 election will be primary-less. Is this damaging or actually healthy for Israeli democracy?
What's next for Gaza: rehabilitation or blowup?
The present situation in the Strip is not really that different from the circumstances that triggered last summer’s war.