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Iranian nuclear negotiations enter final round

Iran's Rohani speaks with leaders of world powers; all sides express optimism that agreement could be reached by end of March.

Egypt, Saudis to lead ground op against Yemen rebels

Arab foreign ministers agree to form unified military force; Yemen's president arrives in Saudi capital, after fleeing Aden; Iran demands immediate halt to Saudi-led strikes on Yemen.

Where does the afikoman come from?

Surprisingly to modern Jews who assume it's a half-piece of matza, we do not know what the original intention was: interpretations range from roast pigeon to afterparties.

Sunni vs Shia: From myth to self-fulfilling prophecy

Talk of a grand clash between Sunni and Shia Islam is largely a mythical and extremely simplistic explanation for the true dynamics in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.