Middle East Politics
- Life For Palestinians And Israelis Divided By West Bank Wall
May 18 2013 10:17 AM
The wall Israel says it needs for its security in the West Bank is separating people from their livelihoods and more. It looks like this.
- Violence Strikes Across Iraq: At Least 43 Killed
May 18 2013 8:32 AM
Twin bomb blasts hit a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) to the northeast of Baghdad.
- Anonymous Announces #OpPetrol Attack On Local Oil And Gas Companies [VIDEO]
May 17 2013 3:21 PM
Anonymous announces a cyberattack dubbed Operation Petrol on June 20.
- Yemeni Workers Take Hit As Saudi Arabia Cracks Down
May 17 2013 12:50 PM
Yemen, where unemployment is high, is seeing its remittances from rich Saudi Arabia dry up as the latter gets tough on illegal workers.
- Russia Ships Advanced Cruise Missiles To Syria
May 17 2013 12:33 PM
The death toll in Syria is now above 80,000 and the number of refugees stands at 1.5 million, according to U.N. estimates.
- Brennan In Israel, While Fatah Wants One-State Solution
May 17 2013 10:21 AM
CIA Director John Brennan is in Israel following a letter from Fatah officials which declared their support for a one-state solution.
- Iran Election: Cleric Says Women Cannot Be Presidential Candidates
May 17 2013 6:51 AM
Thirty women had registered as candidates, although there was little hope that any of them stood a chance in the election.
- Turkish PM To Visit Gaza, Over U.S. Protests
May 16 2013 2:50 PM
Despite pressure from the U.S. to skip it, Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed his decision to visit Gaza.
- Africans In Turkey Face Racism, Discrimination
May 16 2013 2:15 PM
At least 50,000 African migrants live in Turkey, mostly in Istanbul. About one-third of them are from sub-Saharan Africa.
- Damascus Diary: Leaving Syria But Not Its Civil War
May 16 2013 1:49 PM
Getting to Beirut from Damascus used to be easy. Now it's a torturous slog, and it does not guarantee leaving the conflict behind.
- Twitter Users Are Going To Hell: Saudi Police Chief
May 16 2013 10:44 AM
In Saudi Arabia's ongoing war on social media, an official warned Twitter users that they have "lost this world."
- Israel To Legalize Four Unauthorized West Bank Settler Outposts
May 16 2013 8:01 AM
The government said it has taken steps to give retroactive approval to four West Bank settlement outposts built without official consent.