The brutal murder of the U.S. journalist James Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has many wondering whether the Obama administration will finally act decisively in the Syrian conflict as well as come to the aid of the Iraqi government.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki stepping down, together with the involvement of U.S.
Feeling proud to be Arab isn’t easy nowadays.
Turkish voters went to the ballot box on Sunday to vote in the country’s presidential elections. This was the first time ever that a direct vote was held for the election of the Turkish president, signaling the possible beginning of a new political system in Turkey.
Israelis and Palestinians are still burying loved ones killed during Gaza’s third war in six years. Since 8 July, more than 1,800 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have been sacrificed.
Much of the regional media attention has been focused on the ongoing negotiations aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza — not surprising given the destruction and suffering there.
RIYADH, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah broke his silence on Friday over the three-week-old conflict in Gaza, condemning what he saw as international silence over Israel's offensive and describing this as a war crime and "state-sponsored terrorism".
Headlines on Iraq these days continue to be dominated by two main themes: the inability of the country’s political class to come up with a long-lasting political solution that addresses the concerns of the Sunni minority, and the increasing sectarian violence that threatens to explode in an a
As the number of failed mediators for Israel and Hamas continues to grow (including the UN, the United States, Egypt, Turkey and Qatar), it has become increasing evident that peace will continue to elude everyone so long as the would-be peacemakers remain divided.
If you’ve been anywhere near the American Jewish community over the past few weeks, you’ve heard the following morality tale: Israel left the Gaza Strip in 2005, hoping the newly independent country would become the Singapore of the Middle East.