Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Iran may catch a break as the United States weighs invasions of both Libya and Syria instead.
Washington is gearing up for a historic arms sale to Riyadh. So why is it so hard to learn the details of the deal?
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
A chilly reception for the Arab Spring in the Persian Gulf shows the strength of the U.S.-Saudi "special relationship."
The first to recognize literature's power are the tyrants themselves.
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
Assaults on the rule of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad almost make you feel sorry for him.
Some in India would like to see it emulate the SEAL attack on bin Laden.
Warily eyeing Cairo's new foreign policy positions, Washington should instead take a position of strategic patience.