The proxy wars are being fought by countries over land that doesn't belong to them and its the Iraqis who are paying with their lives.
Turkey accuses Dahlan of being a mercenary for the United Arab Emirates and being involved in the 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu says he would give US President Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while Palestinian President Abbas rejects the proposal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a dilemma: stir up nationalist sentiment through harsh action against Gaza and possibly a military miscalculation, or avoid escalating tensions and be viewed as soft.
The border opened under the Western-backed Palestinian Authority raising residents' hopes for easier passage in and out of the impoverished enclave.
Hunger, homelessness and poverty are pushing Syrian refugees in Lebanon to sell one of the few things they still have — their organs. But the agents of this illegal business are conning desperate Syrians and exposing them to severe health hazards.
The protesters at al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem managed to get controversial security measures removed from the mosque, and prevented a prolonged, more dangerous confrontation. But the peace is fragile.
Palestinian leader Abbas will meet Trump on Wednesday — but Hamas doubts that it'll be a positive step for Palestinians.
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