Saudi Arabia, a kingdom in turmoil: The Mideast's biggest paradox - and where it's headed ■ A special 5-part series
French president congratulates prime minister for mandate to form government via a letter, follows Germany's Merkel lead in encouraging Israel to 'revive the Middle East peace process'
Official documents will be updated to reflect recognition of Israel's sovereignty over disputed territory
Disgruntled members of the Saudi royal family are challenging Crown Prince Mohammed's power – endangering themselves in the process
Swastikas were drawn at the yeshiva in an eastern Moscow suburb ■ No injuries were reported
From the expulsion of the Hyksos to Armageddon, the epic Passover saga does not reflect a specific event, but seems to contain distant memories that may give us clues to the real history of the ancient Israelites