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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.
Aug 27, 2014 11:58 AM ET
Egypt and the UAE just bombed Libya, and the country has been in turmoil for several years now, as various factions vie for power. Tara examines the players and their roles in the struggle for control.
Aug 22, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Aug 4, 2014 11:47 AM ET
Which are the main groups involved in the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians? Tara Long examines the major, and minor, factions involved.
Jul 21, 2014 01:20 PM ET
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
Jul 16, 2014 09:45 AM ET
With Israel and the Palestinians on the brink of war, Tara Long examines the age-old conflict between the two. What are they fighting about?
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