Hazem Mahmoud is a boy the world has all but forgotten - his escape from Syria has been both exhausting and miraculous.
The Israelis have a slogan for this visit - Operation Unbreakable Alliance an equally accurate name would be Operation Intractable Problems.
The world’s Catholics have a new Pope. And the people of Israel have a new government. For the latter, it has been a long, long wait.
The death of a Palestinian prisoner in an Israeli jail is a potential flashpoint for a new uprising.
It looks like the two-state solution is to be given another chance. May be a last chance. That itself might concentrate minds.
Wherever there is division in Egypt right now – death seems sure to follow. The greatest toll came amid gunfire and tear gas in Port Said.
Many Israelis thought Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory was never in question, but maybe that is why so many didn't vote for him.
Israelis are likely to re-elect Benyamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister today, but his campaign has not been a success.
The charismatic Naftali Bennett is proving a tricky opponent for Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of next week's Israeli elections.
In renouncing emergency powers he deemed essential just two weeks ago, Mohamed Morsi is trying to undo some of the damage he has inflicted.