Twenty-eight years after its inception, why is Hezbollah the Middle East’s most formidable extra-state actor?
The targeted killing of Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, without due process, would violate the gold standard of international law set by the Nuremberg trials – and defy the US Constitution.
Israel's Education Ministry has called in the principal of Shaar Hanegev high school, which is using a banned textbook that explains both narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Readers write in about Middle East peace talks, the US economy, and the Bush tax cuts.
A bombing in Iran Wednesday at a military parade left at least 10 people dead. Iranian officials have accused Kurdish separatists, who it says are backed by the US, for carrying out the 'terrorist attack.'
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in NY and talked about the two American hikers still in prision in Iran. On Sunday, Sarah Shourd underscored her gratitude at being released but said she felt only "one-third free."
Turkey's vote for constitutional reforms last week helped solidify its position as the new superpower of the Middle East and the shining model of what a modern, Muslim-majority democracy can achieve if given the opportunity.
US envoy George Mitchell arrived in Damascus today after Israeli-Palestinian peace talks culminated in Jerusalem. He may ask President Bashar Assad to lean on Hamas amid fresh Gaza air strikes.