WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.
Lebanese protesters clashed with police over the weekend, fed up with the government’s inability to collect trash over the past few weeks. But the protests turned to mocking when security forces erected a concrete wall around government buildings in Beirut.
To date, Islamic State militants have damaged 200 historic sites in the Middle East, according to the United Nations, and destroyed hundreds of artifacts. Now a pair of cyber-archaeologists are trying to put these ruined ancient works back together. NewsHour’s…
By Nsikan Akpan
Satellite measurements suggest that economic and civil unrest cut air pollution in the Middle East.
By Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is outlining a foreign policy in which the United States would put ground troops in the fight against Islamic State militants and demand money from Middle East countries supported by the U.S.
There’s an effort underway in Israel to bridge the divide between Jews and Arabs with a more disciplined form of fighting: the martial arts. NewsHour’s Martin Fletcher has the story.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
The school will serve around 200 Syrian girls living in refugee camps in the Bekaa Valley region along the Lebanese border.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's nuclear program, predicting President Barack Obama could face hurdles in Congress if negotiators reach…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
A group of local militias calling themselves the Southern Popular Resistance has been fighting to expel Houthi fighters from the southern regions of Yemen.
Over the past few years in Israel, the country's water shortage has become a surplus. Through a combination of conservation, reuse and desalination, the country now has more water than it needs. And that could translate to political progress for…
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