Middle East


World News Quiz: Mideast rift widens and North Korea drops the H-bomb


Two nations in the Middle East deepened their rivalry this week, and North Korea made provocative claims that it tested a hydrogen bomb. Test your…read more


Obama promises expanded efforts against ISIL


President Obama announced that the U.S. will lead an expanded effort to combat ISIL in the Middle East using airstrikes and an increased number of troops. Continue reading


Afghan election in deadlock after runoff vote


Afghanistan’s presidential election is in a deadlock after a runoff vote, raising concerns about the country’s future. Continue reading

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Middle East and North Africa geography – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Leah Fabel, Washington, DC Subjects Geography and History Estimated Time Two or three 45-minute class periods Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective Students will…read more

Obama Visits Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia


President Barack Obama began his trip to the Middle East Wednesday with a visit to Saudi Arabia, an important oil-producing country that was also home…read more


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