In Depth: Middle East

12 Oct 2017

Turkey Is Behaving like an Enemy Now

Turkey, a NATO ally, is now behaving like an enemy—imprisoning journalists or sentencing them in absentia, arresting a US Consulate employee on bogus charges, and taking hostages.

Egyptian President Extends State of Emergency

Egyptian Streets. 02:53 PM EDT

Qatar MFA: Qatar Strongly Condemns Storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque


Proxy War Over Iran Nuclear Deal Divides US, Europe at UN

Bloomberg. United States. 10:13 AM EDT
11 Oct 2017

Ending the Iran Deal is an Invitation to War

Brookings Institute. United States. 03:07 PM EDT

US Strategy Options for Iran's Regional Challenge

American Enterprise Institute. 03:02 PM EDT

Afghani FM: Islamabad Attempting to Start Peace Process

Daily Outlook. Afghanistan. 01:43 PM EDT

US State Department Spokesperson: On U.S. Efforts to Counter Hizballah

United States. PRESS CONFERENCE. 12:54 PM EDT

UK Foreign Secretary Johnson: On Iran Nuclear Deal

United Kingdom. OFFICIAL STATEMENT. 12:29 PM EDT

Double Suicide Attack in Damascus

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 12:02 PM EDT
6 Oct 2017

Arab League Secretary General Says No to Kurdish State

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:05 AM EDT
5 Oct 2017

Iraqi PM Does Not Want 'Armed Confrontation' With Kurds

The New Arab. England. 04:20 PM EDT

Palestinian Unity Government Convenes in Gaza

Daily Sabah. Turkey. 04:18 PM EDT

Unraveling the Oil Geopolitics Intertwined in the Kurdish Independence Referendum

The Council on Foreign Relations. United States. 12:12 PM EDT
4 Oct 2017

The Trump Administration Just Stabbed the Kurds in the Front

The Kurds are better friends to the United States than Turkey or Iraq, yet the Trump administration won’t recognize the legitimacy of their independence referendum, disappointing these allies for the ninth time.

Strengthening U.S. Options on Iran

Center for American Progress. United States. 10:05 AM EDT

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies at Age 83

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 09:57 AM EDT

OPINION. Decoding King Salman’s Visit to Moscow?

Leonid Issaev. Al Jazeera. 09:56 AM EDT