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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.
By PBS NewsHour
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…
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel to begin two days of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders currently mired in a deep and violent impasse. Biden also hopes to mend the relations between the Obama White House and…
In our news wrap Tuesday, an American tourist was killed and a dozen Israelis were wounded in a wave of attacks by Palestinian militants in the cities of Jaffa and Jerusalem. Also, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has test-fired a series of…
A new report found there were three times as many suicide attacks in the Middle East committed by children this year compared to last. Experts blame Islamic State propaganda that glorifies martyrdom for indoctrinating orphaned and disaffected children to extremist…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
TAMPA, Florida — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday it appears a navigational error caused the crews of two Navy boats to stray into Iranian waters in the Persian Gulf, where they were detained overnight by Iran and released.
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