- Middle East (1)
Jerusalem Journal: Border Homes, in Jerusalem but Not, Face an Existential Deadline
The quarters quirky status made it a boomtown, but a planned road threatens todrive people out of their homes.
Nov 22, 2017 11:58PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (2)
Yemens War Is a Tragedy. Is It Also a Crime?
Experts say the parties waging war in Yemen may be carrying out crimes against humanity. But what does that actually mean?
Nov 22, 2017 9:31PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (3)
Saad Hariri Steps Back From Resignation in Lebanon
The prime minister caused a shock when he appeared in Saudi Arabia and vowed to quit. He now says he will stay in his post to allow for political dialogue.
Nov 22, 2017 1:50PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (4)
U.S. Agency Foresees Severe Famine in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network added its voice to the alarms of imminent and widespread famine in Yemen because of the Saudi-led blockade.
Nov 21, 2017 11:55PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (5)
After a Mysterious Odyssey, Lebanons Prime Minister Is Home
Many questions remain, including whether he will make his resignation official or rescind it, and whether Saudi Arabia had pressed him to resign.
Nov 21, 2017 10:50PM - NYTimes
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Tillerson Accused of Violating Federal Law on Child Soldiers
State Department officials accused their secretary of violating the Child Soldiers Prevention Act by excluding Myanmar, Iraq and Afghanistan from a list of countries that use child soldiers.
Nov 21, 2017 9:06PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (7)
Syrian Woman Treated in Israel: All of Syria Would Follow Me
Unprecedented footage has emerged of the Israeli army opening the border gates to Syria for a group of mothers and their children seeking medical assistance in the Jewish state, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. The IDF allowed an Israeli TV crew to film the event, which was broadcast by Hadashot News, formerly Channel 2, and featured interviews with several of the Syrian mothers, who expressed their deep gratitude for the humanity shown by Israel. After they reached the other side of the fence, they were transported to an Israeli hospital for medical treatment.
Nov 21, 2017 4:00PM - The Tower (thetower.org)
- Middle East (8)
Damascus Journal: They Stayed Put, but Their City Disappeared
In Syrias capital, those who remain wonder why theyre still there when so many friends have packed up, died or vanished.
Nov 21, 2017 10:00AM - NYTimes
- Middle East (9)
Saudi Arabia Squeezes Detainees as It Tries to Seize Assets
Saudi Arabias efforts to get princes and businessmen detained on corruption charges to hand over their assets raises legal concerns abroad.
Nov 21, 2017 3:49AM - NYTimes
- Middle East (10)
Trilobites: Rock Carvings of Ancient Dogs Getting Taught New Tricks
Engravings in the Saudi desert might be the earliest depictions of human-canine companionship.
Nov 20, 2017 9:27PM - NYTimes