Middle East

  • The World in Review

    This month’s selection from the Middle East includes images of Shiite militiamen preparing to attack Islamic State extremists in Tikrit, Pakistani Christians mourning deaths in their community after a suicide bombing, and Israeli high-school seniors training for military combat fitness....
  • CIA Declassified the Bush's Iraqi War

    The CIA Just Released the Documents That George W. Bush Used to Sell the Iraq War!...
  • Research: The Role Of The Fixer In Foreign News

    In modern foreign news reporting a ‘fixer’ is becoming as essential to the journalistic process as a foreign correspondent. Without a fixer – a local person hired to help with logistics, contacts and translation – the correspondent may fail to access the people, places, events or new information required...
  • Clash between Sweden and Saudi Arabia escalates as ambassador is withdrawn

    A clash between Sweden’s progressive foreign policy and the harsh realities of the Middle East has escalated with Saudi Arabia’s withdrawal of its ambassador after Stockholm tore up an arms trade agreement between the two countries. Accusing Sweden’s foreign minister of “flagrant interference” in its internal affairs, the Saudi foreign...
  • The World in Review

    See this month’s ‪#‎WorldinReview‬, a collection of five photo galleries curated by Associated Press photo editors from each region of the world: ‪#‎Asia‬, ‪#‎Europe‬ and ‪#‎Africa‬, the Middle East, Latin America and the ‪#‎Caribbean‬ and the United States....
  • Give me freedom Albania

    Please make it possible to grant me back my freedom of movement, so I can be able to give my professional contribution to the people that have a need for it. To give voice to the voiceless.... Sign the Petition, to support my Albanian citizenship!...
  • #OpenToSyria — Amnesty International Humanitarian Campaign

    The UN has identified 380,000 refugees in the countries surrounding Syria as vulnerable and in dire need of resettlement. So far, wealthier nations have offered a mere 79,180 resettlement places, amounting to only 2% of the total Syrian refugee population in neighbouring countries....
  • The Last Days of Kobani: A Decisive Battle in the Fight against Islamic State

    Turkey stands by doing nothing while US bombs have been unable to slow down Islamic State fighters: The battle for Kobani has revealed the West’s helplessness in the face of radical jihad. Worries of a massacre are growing. By SPIEGEL Staff — October 13, 2014 | Hamburg, Germany   It’s an eerie...
  • U.S. Should Stop Funding Israel, or Let Others Broker Peace

    As Israel’s primary patron of economic, military and diplomatic support, the United States has a duty and the capacity to help resolve the Palestinian-Israel conflict. It should either comply with its domestic laws and cease military aid to Israel or simply step aside and allow international mechanisms to function...