In Depth: Middle East

7 Dec 2016

OPEC Barrel Surges Past $50 per Barrel for First Time in 15 Months

Latin American Herald Tribune. Venezuela. 12:31 PM EST
6 Dec 2016

GCC ‘Faces Challenges’ as Summit Begins

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 03:36 PM EST
5 Dec 2016

OPINION. What Would the Fall of Aleppo Mean?

Alex Rowell. NOW Lebanon. 04:33 PM EST

Houthis Kidnap Dozens of Civilians in Sana'a

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 02:26 PM EST
2 Dec 2016

Turkish FM Calls for Immediate Truce in Syria

Asharq Al Awsat. England. 03:54 PM EST

Aleppo Army Break Siege, Ready for Urban Warfare

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 03:24 PM EST

Springtime for Morsi

Michael J. Totten's blog I reviewed Eric Trager's book, Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days for Commentary magazine. Almost everyone got the Arab Spring wrong. At a casual glance, the Middle East and North Africa ...

1 Dec 2016

Erdogan in a Corner After Blunders and Bluster

Turkey’s President Erdogan has tried to maneuver away from the West, seeking closer ties with NATO foes. But unlike Vladimir Putin, Erdogan is all posture and no gains.

Palestinian Leaders Seek Trump Support for Independence

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:57 AM EST

30,000 Receive Aid After Fleeing Eastern Aleppo

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 10:57 AM EST

Islamic State Snipers Kill 15 Children in Mosul

AhlulBayt News Agency. Iran. 10:56 AM EST

Qatar Accused of Blocking Popular News Website

Middle East Online. 10:55 AM EST

UN: Aleppo May Become ‘Giant Graveyard’

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 10:55 AM EST

First Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Since 2010 Arrives

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 10:54 AM EST

UN Envoy in Yemen to Meet President Hadi

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 10:54 AM EST

UN Warns of New ‘Arab Spring’

Al Bawaba. Jordan. 10:52 AM EST

Turkey, Russia Call for Syria Ceasefire

The Peninsula. Qatar. 10:52 AM EST

Russia Vows to Continue Operations in Eastern Aleppo

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:51 AM EST
30 Nov 2016

How Trump’s General Mike Flynn Sees the World

Americans who voted for Donald Trump because they want less war instead of more are probably out of luck. His national security advisor, Michael Flynn, is eager to fight a “very big war”.

ANALYSIS. Fidel Castro’s Ties with the Middle East

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:26 AM EST

Palestine’s Fatah Re-Elects Abbas as Party Head

Middle East Online. 11:25 AM EST

Houthi Leader: New Government Will Better Serve Yemeni People

AhlulBayt News Agency. Iran. 11:24 AM EST

Egyptian Parliament Approves New NGOs Law

Ahram Online. Egypt. 11:23 AM EST

Kuwait PM Reappointed After Parliamentary Poll

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 11:22 AM EST

OPEC Agrees to First Oil Output Cuts Since 2008

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:21 AM EST

UN: 500,000 Iraqis Face Water Shortages in Mosul

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 11:21 AM EST

50,000 Flee East Aleppo as Army Advances

The Peninsula. Qatar. 11:21 AM EST

Weapons Seizure Proves Iran Supplying Weapons to Yemen’s Houthi Rebels

The National. United Arab Emirates. 11:20 AM EST

Moscow Demands Explanation After Erdogan Vows to Oust Assad

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 11:19 AM EST

Rebel Official: Army Repelled from South Aleppo

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:18 AM EST
29 Nov 2016

Israel-Palestine: Parameters for a Two-State Settlement

International Crisis Group. Belgium. 03:22 PM EST

OPINION. The Middle East and Donald Trump

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:33 AM EST

Iranian Vessel Points Weapon at US Helicopter

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:32 AM EST

US Approves Arms Sales to Gulf

Middle East Online. 10:31 AM EST

Court Imprisons Egyptians for Protesting

Al Bawaba. Jordan. 10:30 AM EST