It’s July – and that means it’s time for my annual summer beach week Middle East reading list! If you’re like me, the summer is a time to catch up on all the great books that accumulate over the course of a busy academic year. For beach week, I look for not just great political […]
Micah Zenko Security, Middle East “It’s been a war that has been in existence for millennia…So this is going to be something, I think, that we’re always going to have to be vigilant about.” In September 2004, President George W. Bush...Show More Summary
The Middle East Quartet comprises Russia, the European Union, the United States and the United Nations. It was established in 2002, and has mediated the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
Robert Mackey has the broadest of survey articles up here at the New York Times about recent cartoon and animation-making in the wider Middle East by various geopolitical participants basically on the subject of ISIS, yet with so many partnerships and claims thrown in a lot of other topics are roped in. Show More Summary
UN Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the UN Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq said that next meeting of the Middle East Quartet will be held in Amman, Jordan, in July.
Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said that Palestine does not put much emphasis on the Quartet on the Middle East in solving the issues between Israelis and Palestinians.
She fled the Nazis. Escaped a Siberian prison camp. Survived hunger and homelessness in Central Asia. Battled malaria, dysentery and lice on deportation trains and overloaded ships. Landed, finally, in Middle East exile.
According to UN Refugee Agency report, a record number of 137,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea into Europe in 2015, fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.
By Stanley Heller With U.S. Middle East strategy in tatters, some experts are advocating that the U.S. ally with al-Qaida against Islamic State. Here’s why such a coldblooded plan is pure folly—and what we should call for instead.
North Koreans are taking to “folk remedies” as the death toll from an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) in neighboring South Korea rose to 33. The number of new cases now stands at 182, according to official reports.
Six months into its membership of the UN Security Council, New Zealand will get to wield the gavel at the famed horseshoe table in New York over the course of this month. Occupying the president's chair will be the Kiwi's new Permanent...Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organization that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement.
Paul R. Pillar Iran Nonproliferation, Middle East With the negotiations on Iran's nuclear program in its final days (and seven days of overtime having just been announced), a broken leg is not the most serious impairment to Secretary...Show More Summary
Robert Newson Security, Middle East We must either adapt or remain ill-prepared for the fast-moving, offensive, chaotic and non-linear fights of the future. As Iraqi government forces struggle to hold their own against the self-declared Islamic State, the limitations of the current U.S. Show More Summary
Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has asked his fellow Republican leadership in the Congress to reject a nuclear deal with Iran, saying any such deal could start arms race in the Middle East. “One, they should absolutely reject it (nuclear deal). Show More Summary
Italian architecture firm Luca Curci Architects recently unveiled its ambitious vision for a huge skyscraper in the Middle East. The aptly-named Vertical City would rest on the sea bed and rise out of the water to a total height of 750...Show More Summary
The experiences of a gay man in Bahrain demonstrate that things are difficult but not hopeless for LGBT people in homophobic nations. read more
By Christine Petré | Your Middle East | – – In an interview with Swedish radio I was asked if there is any support for these radical Islamist ideals among people in…
Another death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was registered in South Korea.
An overview and analysis of the factors underlying the recent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus outbreak in Korea has been published by experts.