Bahrain is the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Donald Trump and his administration to fully integrate the Jewish state into the Middle East.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The announcement on Thursday came in a statement from the Taliban in Qatar, where the insurgents maintain a political office, and also in a statement from Qatar's foreign ministry.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
A far-right Norwegian lawmaker says he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East.
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
Telephone service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel began working Sunday as the two countries opened diplomatic ties, part of a deal brokered by the U.S. that required Israel to halt its contentious plan to annex West Bank land…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
Israel has announced new restrictions in response to a surge in coronavirus cases, including weekend closures of many businesses and limiting restaurants to takeout and delivery.
By David Tereshchuk, Laura Fong
The Divan Orchestra founded by an Israeli and a Palestinian as a humanist project for friendship and dialogue is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Today, its young members are both Israeli and Arab. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent David Tereshchuk…
By Lorne Cook, Associated Press
European Union foreign ministers want the United States to join them in a new effort to breathe life into long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
By Associated Press
An international rights group says Egyptian police have raided the homes of two uncles of an Egyptian-American activist who lives in the U.S.
By Nasser Karimi, Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
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