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“middle east”

Sep 1, 2015 12:29 PM ET
After several deadly attacks and threats to its government, Turkey has officially declared war on ISIS. Is it possible Turkey could lose?
Aug 25, 2015 06:59 AM ET
With the nuclear deal coming to a close, Iran is at a point of transformation. But, how will this change the daily lives of Iranians?
Aug 17, 2015 09:14 AM ET
Egypt has a large population and strong military, but its government is unstable.
Aug 5, 2015 05:53 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Well preserved inscriptions are discovered in an underground cave that once housed an ancient ritual bath. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2015 06:26 AM ET
Islamic State shock troops, looking like a kind of macabre SWAT team, are rumored to be an elite and threatening new contingent of the terrorist organization.
May 21, 2015 11:42 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Palmyra, a world heritage site, is in danger of being bulldozed by ISIS who just captured the city. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2015 12:06 PM ET
Saudi Arabia and Iran are currently engaged in a "proxy war" in Yemen, with both sides recruiting allies to gain influence in the region. Conflict between the two countries is nothing new. Why are they at odds?
Mar 30, 2015 09:40 AM ET
Pakistan is the only predominantly Muslim country to possess nuclear weapons technology, and it has become a relevant player in international politics. Just how much power does it wield?
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