Middle East

Layla Taalo, far right, with her daughter and niece. All were captives of ISIS. Photo by Kevin Clarke.
Kevin Clarke August 19, 2019
“There is no hope, no future here.”
Eloise Blondiau July 29, 2019
Zahra Hankir has compiled a collection of gripping and illuminating essays by Arab women reporters who have worked in the Middle East and North Africa. Hankir’s goal was to bring attention to “underreported tales and the women who tell them.”
As the economic crisis deepens in Lebanon, so has the public's distrust in the ability of the old political class, widely viewed as corrupt and steeped in personal rivalries, to tackle major reform.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
The Editors July 09, 2019
The Editors: The United States risks engaging in an unending financial war with Iran that could slip into a military one at the slightest provocation.
After enduring persecution, violence and uprooting, a group of Iraqi religious and laypeople are on the path to healing.
The prelates noted that Christians "are an authentic component and founder" in Syria and Iraq. They called for solidarity among all citizens to build peace, hope and unity.