A religious battleground, a diplomatic question mark and an economic crossroads, the Middle East is at the forefront of world news coverage. The Palestinian ruling coalition, Israel's quest for stability, Lebanon's reconstruction, a resurgence of Islamic extremism, the issues surrounding this volatile area are as deeply-rooted in the past as they are determining for the future. Shedding light on the Chinese perspective on the region, China.org.cn guides you through the Middle East's latest developments.
- Lebanon opens fire at Israeli planes
- Borders or settlements, an Israeli-Palestinian conundrum
- Israel to resume West Bank settlement building
- Palestinians reject US call for resuming peace talks
- Middleman Egypt encounters Gazans' frustration
- Israeli aircraft pound Gaza, one Palestinian killed
- Israel closes Gaza cargo crossing after Palestinian mortar fire
- Hamas says ready to talk to US administration
Palestinian Unity Gov't  
- Fayyad walking on thorny political road
- Fayyad: new gov't to quit as soon as reconciliation deal reached
- New Palestinian gov't sworn in
- New Palestinian gov't to be declared Tuesday evening
- PNA hails Obama's call for Palestinian state
- Fayyad's government may be sworn in Tuesday
- New Palestinian cabinet to be sworn in on Tuesday
- Hamas leader: inter-Palestinian talks in positive mood
- Are war drums beating on Israeli-Lebanese border?
- Solution may be at hand for Israeli-Lebanese conflict
- Israel sends telephone threats to Lebanese
- Israel fires back 9 rockets to Lebanon
- Northern Israel hit by rockets from Lebanon
- Lebanese cabinet rules out warfare with Israel
- Israel-Lebanon confrontation unlikely after rockets rock N Israel
- Several rockets hit northern Israel from Lebanon
- Syrian president order to establish diplomatic ties with Lebanon
- Lebanese president starts groundbreaking visit to Syria
- Syria denounced as 'the first title for terror'
- Death toll rises to 7 in Lebanese clashes
- By-Election Highlights Christian Disunity
- UN Probe into Hariri Case Identifies Suspects
- Five Spanish Peacekeepers Killed in Blast in S Lebanon
- Lebanese Lawmaker Killed in Car Bombing in Beirut
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