In Depth: Middle East

23 May 2018

Saudi-Led Coalition Destroys Houthi Boats Targeting Tanker In

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 03:59 PM EDT

Syrian Army, Police Celebrate Recapturing All of Damascus

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 03:54 PM EDT
22 May 2018

The Populist Revolt Reaches Iraq

Michael J. Totten's blog The worldwide populist revolt toppling conventional politicians in the United States, Europe and even the Philippines has now reached Iraq. Most Westerners still following Iraqi politics assumed that incumbent Prime Minister ...

21 May 2018

ISIL Surrendering in Syria’s Capital

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 04:15 PM EDT

Putin: Congratulations to Nicolas Maduro

The Kremlin. Russia. 04:13 PM EDT

What Iraq’s Election Results Mean for U.S. Policy There

Brookings Institution. 04:03 PM EDT

Nuclear Development in the Arabian Peninsula: The United Arab Emirates – A Harbinger of Things to Come?

The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies 04:01 PM EDT

G20 Foreign Ministers Meet in Buenos Aires

Prensa Latina. Cuba. 03:44 PM EDT

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Fail to Agree on Nile Dispute

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 03:33 PM EDT

Syrian Army Resumes Offensive in South Damascus

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 03:30 PM EDT

Paraguay Also Moves Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 03:25 PM EDT

Kremlin Hits Back at UK After ‘Dirty Money’ Report

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 03:23 PM EDT
17 May 2018

US Imposes Fresh Hezbollah-Related Sanctions

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 05:15 PM EDT

One Dead, 6 Injured in South Iran Violence

Arab Times. Kuwait. 05:12 PM EDT

UN Calls on Iraq to Probe Election Complaints

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 05:06 PM EDT

Saudi FM: US Embassy Move to Jerusalem is Against International Laws

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 05:05 PM EDT

Serbia’s PM to Act as Finance Minister Until New One Appointed

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 04:55 PM EDT
15 May 2018

Hezbollah Wins in Lebanon – Sort Of

Michael J. Totten's blog While the world has spent the past week rejoicing or fretting over the Trump administration’s scrapping of the Iranian nuclear deal, Iran quietly racked up a win that hardly anyone outside the region even noticed. In Lebanon, ...

New US Sanctions Target Hezbollah Official

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 04:50 PM EDT

UK Calls for Independent Investigation Into Gaza Violence

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 04:41 PM EDT

Yemen, UAE Reportedly Reach Deal Over Island

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 04:39 PM EDT
14 May 2018

UK Minister for the Middle East: Congratulations to Iraq for Successful Election

Foreign and Commonwealth Office. United Kingdom. 04:39 PM EDT

“I Don’t Want Blood on My Code:” Western Technology Serving Middle Eastern States

The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies 04:33 PM EDT

White House Blames Hamas After Deadly Gaza Clashes

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 04:10 PM EDT

Saudi Arabia Reiterates Its Commitment to Stand with Palestinian People

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 04:02 PM EDT

Fiery Cleric Leader Surge at Iraq Elections

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 03:57 PM EDT
11 May 2018

Iraq Holds Its First Parliamentary Election Since ISIL Defeat

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 04:20 PM EDT

Turkey Says US Iran Deal Pullout 'Opportunity' for Ankara

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 01:54 PM EDT

40 Houthis Killed in Intense Fighting in Yemen’s Hodeidah

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 01:50 PM EDT

Iran Minister to Meet European Counterparts in Brussels

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 01:46 PM EDT
10 May 2018

Boris Johnson: We Condemn Iran's Attacks on Israeli Forces

Foreign and Commonwealth Office. United Kingdom. 02:42 PM EDT

Putin to Netanyahu: Welcome to Moscow

The Kremlin. Russia. 02:41 PM EDT

A Leap in Gender Equality Begins with Better Data

Brookings Institution. 02:35 PM EDT