16 hrs ago
The Washington Post
WTI, Brent Crudes Fall as Flow Unaffected by Middle East Unrest
West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes dropped as the flow of oil from the Middle East was unaffected by the surge in violence in Libya and Iraq.
20 hrs ago
The York Daily Record
Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations
Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Indian Express
The stories we don't see
With the world going crazy, I tried running away from the news. It didn't work. I've been doing an eco-survey of Madagascar, the island nation off the east coast of Africa that contains the highest percentage of plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth - all of them now endangered to one degree or another.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
CDC issues updated polio travel advisories, new vaccine requirements
Many experts believed polio was on the verge of eradication, particularly after India, the most polio-endemic country in the world just a few short years ago, eliminated the crippling viral disease with it's last case being reported on January 13, 2011.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
"Skip the Commentary, Find the Reporting"
Hi. I'm Will Saletan. I'm Slate 's "National Correspondent," even though nobody here calls me that.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Odierno: Information, Instability Travel at Similar Speeds
As the world has become more interconnected and information travels faster than ever before, it also has become more unpredictable and dangerous, Army Chief of Staff Gen.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Parkersburg woman teaches in Jordan
Becky Daniel of Parkersburg learned that Jordan is trying to remain an oasis of peace in a desert of turmoil in the Middle East.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Retired Gen. Garner: We never should have gone to war with Iraq
The retired general who briefly led America's post-war Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world.
Voice of America
Erdogan's Rhetoric Raises Diplomatic Tensions
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, July 22, 2014.
Urgent action needed to protect children against polio in Syria, Iraq and region - " UN
UNICEF has joined the World Health Organization and partners to launch a huge immunization campaign against polio in Syria.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Decision coming on bomber training area expansion
A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Know the History & Culture: Your Keys to Getting It Right
For more than three centuries now, noted philosophers, historians and politicos-of-the-day from Edmund Burke to George Santayana to Jesse Ventura have all told us to know the history of a place or a people or "be doomed to repeat it".
Cancer Wages Its Own War Against Syrian Refugees
A higher rate of cancer among Syrian refugees is forcing doctors, patients and humanitarian organisations to make difficult decisions about who does, and does not, receive care It was just before Syrian civilians started rising up against their government in 2011 that Fayhaa al-Dahr, 22, from the northern city of Raqqa, noticed a strange swelling ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
People's Daily Online
Commentary: China's role in resolving the Iraqi crisis
The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. As the largest foreign investor in Iraq's oil fields, China will naturally be affected by the situation.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Obama, at Ramadan Dinner, Decries Mideast Bloodshed
By CAROL E. LEE President Barack Obama, lamenting the 'heart-wrenching' violence in the Middle East, said Monday the U.S. will work to forge a cease-fire between the Israelis and Palestinians and welcomed a proposal put forward by Egypt.
Indian Muslim youth being drawn into Iraqi conflict
Hundreds of Indian Muslim youth, mostly from poor and vulnerable backgrounds, are lining up for visas at the embassies of some of the Gulf and Middle East nations with the aim of joining the 'jehad' in Iraq, according to diplomatic sources.
The Times of Israel
Don't believe the hype: Hamas isn't desperate for a truce
Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
What Would a Psychiatrist Call This? Delusions of Grandeur?
US Secretary of State John Kerry, July 8, 2014: "In my travels as secretary of state, I have seen as never before the thirst for American leadership in the world."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Globe and Mail
No Arab democracy without Arab democrats
The sentencing of Egyptian-born Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy to seven years in prison by a court in Cairo is but one sad and alarming result of the collapse of the so-called "Arab Spring."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
3 Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the World's Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market
ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.