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By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The United States will strive to take in 110,000 refugees from around the world in the coming year, the White House said Wednesday.
By Bradley Klapper, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Donald Trump painted the Middle East as an oasis of stability before Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, arguing that she and President Barack Obama "launched" the Islamic State group onto the world. In trying to outline how he…
By PBS NewsHour
In an article that consumes the entirety of this week’s New York Times Magazine, Scott Anderson aims to tell a story of great breadth and timeliness: how the current conflicts in the Middle East arose, and how they might evolve…
By Larisa Epatko
Malak, a 16-year-old Palestinian, said she first heard about PeacePlayers International – a group that unites Israelis and Palestinians to play basketball – five years ago. She wanted to learn basketball but was nervous about being around Jews.
By Vikram Mansharamani
With low oil prices plaguing the country, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has a plan to wean the country from its almost complete dependence on oil.
In our news wrap Monday, the city of Cleveland agreed to pay a $6 million settlement over the wrongful death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy who was shot by police in 2014 while playing with a pellet gun.
Construction of the world’s tallest tower is usually a sign of hubris and overconfidence. And it’s often associated with bubbles.
Is there any reason to hope that the peace process between Israel and Palestine will ever bear fruit? To explore that question, John Yang sits down with David Makovsky of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Hisham Melhem…
There have been tectonic and tragic shifts across the Middle East and North Africa in the five years since the beginning of the Arab Spring movement, with hundreds of thousands dead and millions more displaced. To examine the role America…
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. special forces captured the Islamic State group’s chemical weapons chief in a raid in northern Iraq last month, while recent follow-up airstrikes destroyed IS chemical facilities. Also, U.S. and Somali forces are reported to…
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