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Smoking gun missing from probe of Hamas coup plot

Dozens of investigators questioned lead suspect Riad Nasser almost around the clock, amounting to hundreds of pages of transcripts, far more than the norm.

Abbas: If border talks fail, we'll give up West Bank

Palestinian president reportedly sent message to Israeli official in August. Abbas also allegedly accused Hamas' Khaled Meshal of orchestrating coup against him.

Syrian government forces battle rebel fighters, near the Quneitra border crossing.
Upsetting the Golan Druze apple cart at Quneitra

The capture by rebel forces of the border crossing between Syria and Israel's Golan Heights jeopardizes apple exports and the passage to Damascus of Druze college students.

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Media needs to turn focus on itself, too

Western coverage of the Gaza war raised important questions, such as where reporting ended and emoting began. A former BBC correspondent reflects on another never-ending conflict.