Middle East

Daily News Lesson: Chaos outside Kabul airport as U.S. seeks to evacuate thousands

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Hear from U.S. authorities and Afghan citizens on a chaotic evacuation following Taliban takeover of Kabul Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Core issues behind the escalating conflict in Israel-Palestine

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Hear from two experts on what has led to violence in Israel and Palestine in recent weeks Continue reading

Study guide: US kills Iran’s top general

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about the hostilities taking place in Iraq, including the U.S. killing of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

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

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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

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