The Israeli government has recently come under pressure for its handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, as it faces a second wave of infections leading to mandatory restrictions.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered this week the change in status of the famed Hagia Sophia from a museum back to a mosque.
Iranians went to the polls last week to vote in the country’s parliamentary elections. The turnout, despite government reports, was quite low compared to previous elections.
After weeks of uncertainty, Lebanon has a new government. Following the resignation of the country’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, who had come under pressure from weeks of street protests, Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun appointed to the position Mr.
News of last week’s targeted killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), along with Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis, continues to create r
Last month, Iraqi Prime Minister Abdul Mahdi agreed to step down as protests against his government continued to claim the lives of hundreds of protesters.
News of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State, has sparked debate across the region about the consequences of his demise.
In Cairo, anthropologist Andrea Rugh overheard Egyptian friends talking in animated tones about a beloved advice column they awaited eagerly each week. The wildly popular column, published in Al-Ahram, a widely read, quasi-governmental newspaper, featured advice on a wide range of issues.