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“middle east”

Nov 19, 2014 10:15 AM ET
The city of Jerusalem has been a key geographical focal point in the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Trace explains why the city's eastern section is considered so important to both sides.
Nov 13, 2014 11:00 AM ET
ISIS may be getting the lion's share of the headlines, but the world is filled with terrorist organizations large and small. Tara explains which among them has provided either public nods or more tangible help to ISIS.
Nov 6, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Trace examines some of the historical reasons for the United States' support for Israel, starting after World War II.
Oct 31, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.
Oct 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
An all-female army from Syria is fighting the Islamic State -- and succeeding! It's killed more than 100 ISIS members and continues to be one of the few volunteer militias on the frontlines of the conflict. Who are these brave women?
Oct 15, 2014 01:10 PM ET
More than 9 million Syrians have fled their homes amid the fighting in their war-torn country. More and more are heading for neighboring countries, many of which don't have the resources to support them.
Sep 9, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The bowl was uncovered just beyond the fingertips of a dead soldier and two of his comrades, who were crushed under bricks and burned building material.
Sep 3, 2014 09:58 AM ET
Israel has put its "Iron Dome" missile defense system to remarkably accurate use in its fight with Hamas. Trace examines the system itself and what it may or may not augur for the future.
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