Israel kills two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank accused of kidnapping andmurdering three Israeli teenagers. (Reuters/AP/New York Times/Washington Post/AFP/JTA)

Hamas leader Zahar says the Palestinian delegation will go ahead with indirect ceasefire talks in Cairo. (Reuters/Ma’an/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel)

Pres. Abbas meets with Arab League head al-Arabi in New York. (Ma’an)

Abbas tells American students he will present a new timetable for peace talks with Israel. (AFP/Ha’aretz/Times of Israel)

An American official says Pres. Obama will host PM Netanyahu at the White House on October 1st. (AFP/JTA/Times of Israel)

King Abdullah of Jordan and Pres. Sisi discuss Middle East peace in New York. (Jordan Times)

US jury finds the Arab Bank liable in terror attacks. (AP/New York Time/AFP/Jordan Times)

The US and five Arab allies launch the first air strikes on ISIS fighters in Syria. (Reuters/AP/New York Times/Washington Post)

The Syrian opposition welcomes the US-led air strikes on ISIS strongholds in Syria. (Reuters)

The Syrian regime says the US informed it of planned attack on ISIS, hours before the air strikes. (Reuters)

Gen. Dempsey says the US wanted to make sure that ISIS knew they have no “safe haven.” (AP)

Syrian Kurds want to coordinate with the US-led coalition in the fight against ISIS. (Reuters)

The World Food Program says because of reduced resources, rations for refugees from Syria and elsewhere will also be reduced. (New York Times)

Turkey closes its border to Syrians fleeing ISIS. (Washington Post)

France says it will not stop fighting ISIS extremists in Iraq despite the kidnapping of a French citizen in Algeria. (AP)

After six weeks, US air strikes fail to dislodge ISIS in Iraq. (New York Times)

ISIS extremists kill 40 Iraqi soldiers and parade others who have been captured. (AP)

John Cantlie, a British hostage held by ISIS, warns of “another Vietnam” in a new video. (New York Times) 

Israel downs a Syrian war plane over the Golan Heights. (Reuters/AP/New York Times/AFP/JTA/Ha’aretz)

PM Cameron will meet with Pres. Rouhani in New York. (Times of Israel)


Jonathan Cook says the protest by Israel’s “refuseniks” against the country's abuse of Palestinians sheds light on the mechanisms of occupation, oppression and intimidation. (The National)

Adnan Abu Amer says if Cairo ceasefire talks fail, Hamas will probably not return to war. (Al-Monitor)

The Jerusalem Post interviews Netanyahu. (Jerusalem Post)
Eric Yoffie asks if Jewish American leaders can publicly question Israel’s policies and “survive.” (Ha’aretz)

Jeffrey Goldberg gives his observations about the US-led air strikes against ISIS in Syria. (The Atlantic)

The Washington Post says ISIS is exploiting Obama’s weaknesses. (Washington Post)

Mustafa Akyol says Turkey has to reckon with a possible local backlash from joining the anti-ISIS military campaign. (New York Times)

The Jordan Times says Jordan is fighting the “good fight” against ISIS. (Jordan Times)

James Traub says Obama’s Middle East allies are joining the US-led coalition against ISIS for different reasons. (Foreign Policy)

Diana Moukalled explains why Western women are joining ISIS. (Al Arabiya)

Faisal Al Yafai says Quartet Envoy Blair has forgotten the lesson of his own history in Iraq. (The National)

Hassan Barari asks if a deal with Iran is possible. (Jordan Times)

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