Aug 19, 2014
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Qatar has become a major player in the Arab world becauseof its pro-Islamist policy and support by the United States, a report said.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel's government appears divided over Hamas demandsto end the war with the Jewish state.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Syria's rebel movement has warned of a collapse amid theadvance of the military and Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has ruled out negotiations on its ballistic missilearsenal.