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By Nick Schifrin
In our news wrap Friday, Israeli strikes pounded Gaza killing at least 10 including a militant commander, Russia's foreign minister says Moscow is open to discussing a prisoner exchange involving American WNBA star Brittany Griner, deadly house fire in Pennsylvania…
President Biden on Monday announced a U.S. operation that killed Ayman al-Zawahri, the 71-year-old leader of al-Qaida who was an integral part of the 9/11 attacks. It came as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, escalating tensions with China. Jake…
President Biden last week met with the leaders of several Middle East countries accused of human rights violations. It's raising questions about what the U.S. got out of his Middle East trip, and the balance of human rights and pragmatic…
President Biden left Saudi Arabia Saturday, concluding his first trip to the Middle East as president. The visit came amid questions about the relationship between the two countries as the administration attempted to balance human rights, energy and security interests.
By Nick Schifrin, Harry Zahn
By Nick Schifrin, Kaisha Young, Emine Yücel
President Biden finished his visit to the Middle East Saturday at a meeting of 10 regional leaders led by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman. The trip largely focused on Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, but there was also talk…
By Aamer Madhani, Aya Batrawy, Chris Megerian, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Joe Biden, speaking at a summit of Arab leaders, said Saturday that the United States “will not walk away” from the Middle East as he tries to ensure stability in a volatile part of…
By Nick Schifrin, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
President Biden has landed in Saudi Arabia and met with King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman. It's delicate diplomacy for an administration that’s pledged to put human rights first, but is also dealing with the realities of Saudi…
President Biden moved on to Saudi Arabia Friday evening after meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Randa Slim, of the Middle East Institute, joins William Brangham to discuss.
President Biden arrived in Israel Wednesday, the beginning of a four-day Middle East trip that will also take him to Saudi Arabia. Much of his focus today was in Israel’s military, and regional cooperation against Iran. Biden also began his…
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