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Apr 6, 2016 01:44 PM ET // AFP
ISIS leaves a fifth-century monastery in the Syrian desert in ruins, including the remains of an important saint. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2016 09:45 AM ET
Lebanon is one of the Middle East's most diverse nations, but it's surrounded by turmoil. Is Lebanon's stability in jeopardy?
Jan 21, 2016 07:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An archaeological site in Turkey home to the world's oldest monument will receive an investment of over $15 million over the next 20 years.
Jan 8, 2016 06:39 AM ET
The predominantly Muslim country just elected women in its municipal government for the first time. Is life changing for women in this very traditional society?
Jan 6, 2016 11:15 AM ET
Could ISIS be moving its capital from Raqqa, Syria to Libya? Evidence points to this possible shift.
Jan 6, 2016 04:45 AM ET
Throughout the world, Islamic scholars issue fatwas to Muslims looking for interpretations of the Quran. But what exactly is a fatwa?
Dec 23, 2015 03:40 AM ET
When monarchies ruled, insulting kings was illegal. But many countries still use these laws, so where is it a crime to insult a leader?
Dec 18, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The Arab Spring sparked hopes for democracy. Instead, the region saw renewed authoritarianism, the rise of ISIS, and a historic humanitarian crisis.
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