Middle East

Obama promises expanded efforts against ISIL

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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

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

Middle East and North Africa geography – Lesson Plan

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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

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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

Obama Talks With Israeli Prime Minister

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In the first part of this video, President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House to discuss Iran’s nuclear…read more

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