The Trump administration is doubling down on commercial and diplomatic efforts in the coming weeks to "put real pressure on Iran," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the start of a Mideast tour Tuesday.
By Associated Press
Iraqi lawmakers were smarting after the U.S. president left three hours after he arrived without meeting any officials, drawing unfavorable comparisons to the occupation of Iraq after the 2003 invasion.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
With Bush’s death , his legacy across the Middle East takes root in that 100-hour ground war that routed Iraqi forces.That war gave birth to the network of military bases America now operates across the Persian Gulf.
By Hussain Al-Qatari, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Over the past few months, violence has intensified in Afghanistan, but so have efforts to reach a negotiated peace agreement with the Taliban. Nick Schifrin asks Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, whether he faces an imminent deadline,…
Jewish people have called Iran home for nearly 3,000 years. The Trump administration and U.S. ally Israel often depict the Iranian government as composed of anti-Semitic radical Islamists bent on destroying Israel. But within Iran, many of the estimated 15,000…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had “requested cessation of inflight refueling” by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the…
By PBS NewsHour
In addition to thousands of civilians in Yemen who have already died in a war between a Saudi-led coalition and Iran-backed Houthi rebels, less documented war tactics may also push the poorest Arab country into a catastrophic famine. Declan Walsh…
The Washington Post published the final column from Jamal Khashoggi on Thursday. Although the newspaper's editor said she had hoped to edit the piece jointly with Khashoggi himself, she "has to accept" that that won't happen. The column emphasizes Khashoggi's…
Executives at major companies including Ford, JP Morgan, and Uber have pulled out of a big investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. Others, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, still plan to go.
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