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The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

Paradoxically, Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel could generate an equally unprecedented breakthrough for peace in the Middle East. But first, the United Nations Security Council must pass a binding resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and across the region.

JERUSALEM– It is hard to imagine that anyone in the Levant or the broader Middle East managed to sleep on Saturday night, as Iran launched hundreds of drones and ballistic missiles toward strategic sites in Israel and Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.