On the surface, bad blood between the two regional powers is as strong as ever, but Kuwait and Oman are leading efforts to heal rift.
Kaufman, who was proud of his Jewish roots, accused Israel of exploiting the Holocaust to justify its actions in Gaza Strip and in 2002 and called Israel a 'pariah state.'
Jewish communities have been terrorized by bomb hoaxes on an almost daily basis for over two months, but no one has been held responsible.
Ildar Dadin was convicted in December 2015 of breaking strict new legislation regulating public demonstrations. He is the only person to have been convicted under the law passed by Russia in 2014.
Turkey’s intervention has created a rift with Iran, Jordan-Syria ties are tightening and America’s absence could weaken the Saudis. The alliances emerging in Syria will determine the fate the region.
Local authorities refuse to issue birth certificates, which are necessary in order to allow the children to be issued Israeli passports.
The use of the highly toxic VX warfare agent to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader has raised questions about Pyongyang's real motives in one of the strangest killings the world has seen.