"They believe that the Middle East is in the throws of an extremely grave crisis" Um, that would be "throes". Right now, you've got the 'crisis' playing catch. Please use the words you mean. Your message will be taken much more seriously when you take it seriously enough to spellcheck and edit properly.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: What will happen after Bush?