- Middle East (1)
Mohammed Mahdi Akef, Muslim Brotherhood Leader, Dies at 89
Mr. Akef had been sentenced to life imprisonment but was awaiting a retrial. He died in custody in Cairo.
Sep 22, 2017 11:50PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (2)
Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.
Present-day politics may have been less important than a long shared history between the Kurds and the Jews.
Sep 22, 2017 11:22PM - NYTimes
- Middle East (3)
French President Macron: Iran Nuke Deal is not Enough to Fight Iranian Aggression
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal is no longer a sufficient safeguard against Iranian aggression in the region and the countrys ballistic missile tests, Reuters reported. Macron was speaking in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Is this agreement enough? No.
Sep 22, 2017 3:43PM - The Tower (thetower.org)
When Ziad Doueiri was detained at the airport in Beirut over having filmed in Israel, it provoked debates over law, politics and artistic freedom.
Sep 22, 2017 2:16PM - NYTimes
A Saudi artist says he has no idea how his image of the Jedi master and a Saudi monarch ended up in textbooks. The government was investigating.
Sep 22, 2017 4:11AM - NYTimes
The 2015 agreement cannot be selectively revisited to address American complaints, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told The New York Times.
Sep 21, 2017 10:00PM - NYTimes
In a region where few people agree on anything, neighbors and allies are pressing the Kurds to delay a vote they say could unleash violence.
Sep 21, 2017 6:42PM - NYTimes
Today we mark the International Day of Peace with the knowledge that we live in a world dominated by forces of oppression and injustice. Climate destruction has helped lead to the most devastating hurricanes on record. While Trump threatens to destroy North Korea, the War on Terror rages on as the US and partners like Russia and Saudi Arabia continue military assaults on people worldwide, including in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Pakistan, and Somalia.
Sep 21, 2017 5:07PM - US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (uscpr.org)
comments Print Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speech at the United Nations General...
Sep 21, 2017 1:30PM - haaretz.com (haaretz.com)
Critics of Mr. Trumps threats to vacate the nuclear agreement with Iran say they may have created empathy for the country not an outcome he sought.
Sep 21, 2017 12:30AM - NYTimes