Middle East

 

Chest high metal crowd control barriers manned by armed guards—since late September they have stood outside the Arrivals Hall on the Lebanon side of the Masnaa border crossing with Syria...

A Syrian army soldier and a rebel

FROM DAMASCUS, SYRIA---To my knowledge this observer has never been-nor likely ever will be-accused of being...

King Abdullah. Saudi Arabia and its infinite supply of dollars to fuel conflict holds key to peace

[Editorial]

As was widely anticipated...

Scene of horrific mass murder 32 years ago

 

They are beginning to arrive at Shatila Palestinian camp in Beirut this weekend.

“They” being people of...

 

The article was written before the most recent cease-fire was announced.

The statistics are just beginning to be analyzed—by UN agencies and a myriad of...

 

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of American freelance journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive by the al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra since October...

Recent Israeli attack on Gaza

[Commentary]

Over the past couple weeks, the world has watched as the always simmering conflict between...

Prime Minister Netanyahu -- with region's most powerful army and blanket Western support what incentive to break new path?

[Speaking Truth To Power]...

Senator Charles Schumer

The bodies of three teenagers kidnapped in Israel 18 days ago were discovered today. They are: Naftali Fraenkel, 16, an American-Israeli...

Syrian Students Restore Our Global Cultural HeritageThe Damascus Citadel, SyriaDuring mid-July, 2013, the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) of the Ministry of Culture in...

Palestinian refugees

Masnaa border crossing (Syria/Lebanon)---Predictions about the likely course of events in this region, including occasional...

The city of Homs, Syria. The Syrian conflict could also deprive thousands of refugees chance to take a critical pre-college exam next month

[Middle East]...

The side of the Syria "rebels" you don't see on corporate media

[Life in Eastern Syria]

The National Museum, Damascus...

Photo depicts teens in clothing simulating the KKK and some in blackface and 'afros' enacting mock lynching. Photo: Mizbala

A group of Israeli high school boys...

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