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NYT Middle East
Sep 24, 2018

Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Humiliated by Attack, Vow to Retaliate
As its neighbors refuse to condemn an attack on a military parade that killed 25, the country said it would strike back against what it sees as a campaign to undermine its government.

NYT Middle East
Sep 23, 2018

Iran's President Condemns Gulf State, and U.S., After Deadly Attack
President Hassan Rouhani said that a Persian Gulf country allied with the United States was behind the strike against a military parade, that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70 others.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

Attack on Military Parade in Iran Kills at Least 25
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while others blamed the United States and Persian Gulf states for the assault.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

Gunmen Kill Dozens at Military Parade in Iran
At least 25 people were killed on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, the center of recent antigovernment protests in Iran.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

Gunmen Strike at Military Parade in Iran
The attack came in Ahvaz, a center of antigovernment protests.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

Attack on Iran Military Parade Leaves at Least 25 Dead
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while others blamed the United States and Persian Gulf states for the assault.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

Attack on Iran Military Parade Leaves Dozens Dead
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while the foreign minister said the U.S. was behind the assault in a region that has been troubled by unrest.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

At Least 25 Killed in Attack on Military Parade in Iran
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while the foreign minister said the U.S. was behind the assault in a region that has been troubled by unrest.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

At Least 24 Killed in Attack on Military Parade in Iran
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while the foreign minister said the U.S. was behind the assault in a region that has been troubled by unrest.

NYT Middle East
Sep 22, 2018

At Least 10 Killed in Attack on Military Parade in Iran
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while the foreign minister said the U.S. was behind the assault in a region that has been troubled by unrest.

NYT Middle East
Sep 21, 2018

U.S. Weighs Next Steps as Syria's Civil War Enters Climactic Phase
The Trump administration insists on Geneva-based peace talks as Russia and Turkey promote a truce in Syria. And it wants to keep U.S. troops in the east.

NYT Middle East
Sep 21, 2018

The Saturday Profile: A ‘Hillbilly' From Arkansas, Doing Life in Qatar
John Wesley Downs, 62, says he was convicted on an inflated charge of spying. After 13 years, he is hoping President Trump will intervene on his behalf.

NYT Middle East
Sep 20, 2018

Hackers Went After a Now-Disgraced G.O.P. Fund-Raiser. Now He Is After Them.
Elliott Broidy, an ally of President Trump, was disgraced by sordid revelations and hacked emails. His legal team is going after the hackers — and blames Qatar.

NYT Middle East
Sep 20, 2018

Hackers Went after Now-Disgraced GOP Fundraiser. Now He Is After Them.
Elliott Broidy, an ally of President Trump, was disgraced by sordid revelations and hacked emails. His legal team is going after the hackers — and blames Qatar.

NYT Middle East
Sep 20, 2018

Hackers Went after Disgraced GOP Fundraiser. Now He Is After Them.
Elliott Broidy, an ally of President Trump, was disgraced by sordid revelations and hacked emails. His legal team is going after the hackers — and blames Qatar.

NYT Middle East
Sep 20, 2018

U.S. Retreats on Publicizing Body Count of Militants Killed in Afghanistan
The American military in Kabul was publicizing the number of killed enemy fighters. The propaganda tactic with echoes of the Vietnam War was stopped on Thursday.

NYT Middle East
Sep 19, 2018

Salt Bae Serves Maduro as Venezuela Suffers
The celebrity chef drew Mr. Rubio's ire for serving a lavish meal to the authoritarian president of Venezuela, known for his extravagant lifestyle amid crushing poverty.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Salt Bae Serves Meat to Maduro, to Rubio's Disgust
The celebrity chef drew Mr. Rubio's ire for serving a lavish meal to the authoritarian president of Venezuela, known for his extravagant lifestyle amid crushing poverty.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Salt Bae Serves Meat to Maduro, and Rubio Puts Them on Blast
The celebrity chef drew Mr. Rubio's ire for serving a lavish meal to the authoritarian president of Venezuela, known for his extravagant lifestyle amid crushing poverty.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Why Marco Rubio Attacked Salt Bae Over His Dinner With Maduro
The celebrity chef drew Mr. Rubio's ire for serving a lavish meal to the authoritarian president of Venezuela, known for his extravagant lifestyle amid crushing poverty.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Putin Calls Downing of Russian Plane in Syria ‘Tragic' and Absolves Israel
Tensions briefly flared after the plane was destroyed by Syrian antiaircraft missiles that were countering Israeli warplanes striking targets in Syria.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Ehsan Yarshater, Iran Scholar With a Monumental Vision, Dies at 98
He worked on his magnum opus, an encyclopedia of Iranian history and culture, for more than 40 years, retiring at the letter "K." The work goes on.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Putin Calls Downing of Russian Plane in Syria ‘Tragic,' Absolves Israel
Tensions briefly flared after the plane was destroyed by Syrian antiaircraft missiles that were countering Israeli warplanes striking targets in Syria.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Syria Shoots Down a Russian Military Plane, and Moscow Blames Israel
Moscow said the plane was destroyed by Syrian antiaircraft missiles that were aimed at Israeli warplanes operating in the area and using it as a "shield."

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Russian Military Aircraft Shot Down off Syria Coast
The Il-20 plane was apparently shot down by Syrian antiaircraft missiles, and disappeared from radar screens as it was returning to a Russian base in Syria, the Defense Ministry in Moscow said.

NYT Middle East
Sep 18, 2018

Russian Military Aircraft Is Said to Be Missing off Syria Coast
The Il-20 plane disappeared from radar screens on Monday night as it was returning to a Russian base near the Syrian port city of Latakia, the Defense Ministry said.

NYT Middle East
Sep 17, 2018

Russia and Turkey Announce Demilitarized Zone in Last Rebel-Held Part of Syria
The announcement by Russia and Turkey about Idlib Province appeared to forestall what had been widely feared as a brutal offensive by Syrian forces.

NYT Middle East
Sep 17, 2018

Russia and Turkey Announce Demilitarized Zone in Last Part of Rebel-Held Syria
The announcement by Russia and Turkey about Idlib Province appeared to forestall what had been widely feared as a brutal offensive by Syrian forces.

NYT Middle East
Sep 15, 2018

Egypt Detains Mubarak Sons in Stock Manipulation Case
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, whose father was ousted as president in 2011, were arrested as part of an investigation into unlawful trading that began in 2012.

NYT Middle East
Sep 14, 2018

Rachid Taha, 59, Algerian Rocker Who Spoke for Immigrants, Dies
Mr. Taha, who led the group Carte de Séjour before beginning a solo career, melded his Arabic heritage with punk, funk and electronic beats.

NYT Middle East
Sep 14, 2018

Pompeo Calls a Former Diplomat's Meetings with Iranians ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented'
The secretary of state criticized John Kerry for discussing the jettisoned nuclear deal with Iranian diplomats. Mr. Kerry shrugged it off and plugged his new book.

NYT Middle East
Sep 14, 2018

U.S. Is Ending Final Source of Aid for Palestinian Civilians
An American aid agency is blocking Palestinian access to $10 million intended for peace programs with Israelis because of President Trump's policy.

NYT Middle East
Sep 13, 2018

Kushner Says Punishing Palestinians Won't Hurt Chance for Peace Deal
Speaking 25 years after the Oslo peace accords were signed, Jared Kushner said President Trump had stripped away the "false realities" that surround Middle East peacemaking.

NYT Middle East
Sep 13, 2018

Netanyahu Aide Steps Aside After Sexual Assault Allegations
A top aide to the Israeli prime minister is taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that he sexually assaulted several women.

NYT Middle East
Sep 13, 2018

Defying Erdogan, Turkey's Central Bank Raises Interest Rates
The bank's move, to ramp up the benchmark rate by 6.25 percentage points, had long been resisted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

NYT Middle East
Sep 13, 2018

Turkey's Central Bank Raises Interest Rates to Curb Inflation
The bank's move, to ramp up the benchmark rate by 6.25 percentage points, had long been resisted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever
A handshake between Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat brought hope. But for Palestinians, nothing has turned out as they expected. Israel gained much, but not peace.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

25 Years Later, Oslo's Promise for Mideast Peace Is Unfulfilled
A famous handshake between Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat brought hope. But for the Palestinians, statehood seems as remote as ever. And Israel has gained much, but not peace.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

Yemen Civilians Keep Dying, but Pompeo Says Saudis Are Doing Enough
The United States can continue aiding a military campaign in Yemen after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified that a Saudi-led coalition was doing enough to minimize deaths.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

Yemen Civilians Keep Dying, but U.S. Says Saudis Are Doing Enough
The United States can continue aiding a military campaign in Yemen after the State Department said a Saudi-led coalition is doing enough to minimize deaths.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

Why a ‘Dramatic Dip' in ISIS Attacks in the West Is Scant Comfort
The number of attempted attacks by the Islamic State held steady this year. What has changed is that the majority are intercepted by law enforcement.

NYT Middle East
Sep 12, 2018

ISIS Attacks in West Drop Sharply, but Threat Remains High
The number of attempted attacks by the Islamic State held steady this year. What has changed is that the majority are intercepted by law enforcement.

NYT Middle East
Sep 11, 2018

Fight to Retake Last ISIS Territory Begins
American-backed forces moved against the last slice of the Islamic State caliphate in the Middle East. But even stripped of its land holdings, the group remains a potent threat.

NYT Middle East
Sep 11, 2018

After Migrants Drowned at Sea, Debate Over Who Should Have Saved Them
Libya's Coast Guard rescued some of the hundreds left stranded in the Mediterranean this month when their boats failed. Doctors Without Borders asked why Italy didn't intervene.

NYT Middle East
Sep 11, 2018

Fight to Retake Last ISIS Territory in Syria Begins
American-backed forces moved against the last slice of the Islamic State caliphate in the Middle East. But even stripped of its land holdings, the group remains a potent threat.

NYT Middle East
Sep 11, 2018

Last ISIS Redoubt Under Attack in Syria
American-backed forces moved against the last slice of the Islamic State caliphate in the Middle East. But even stripped of its land holdings, the group remains a potent threat.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

Bolton Expands on His Boss's Views, Except on North Korea
In his first major speech, President Trump's national security adviser criticized some familiar targets but pointedly did not echo Mr. Trump's optimistic view of diplomacy with North Korea.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

U.N. Presses Iran to Free Princeton Scholar
The public request that Iran free Xiyue Wang, a graduate student in history, came two years after he was arrested doing research that had been approved by Iran.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

Lebanon Dispatch: For Lebanese Women, a Beach of Their Own
For Muslim women who consider it forbidden to show their bodies in public, ladies' beaches offer a place to feel the sun on their skin.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

Trump Administration Threatens International Criminal Court and the P.L.O.
The United States will shut down the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington and threaten the court if it investigates American troops in Afghanistan.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

Lebanon Dispatch: For Lebanese Women, a Beach of One's Own
For Muslim women who consider it forbidden to show their bodies in public, ladies' beaches offer a place to feel the sun on their skin.

NYT Middle East
Sep 10, 2018

Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company
The attack punctuated a week of deadly violence in the capital and struck at the core of the country's deteriorating economy.

NYT Middle East
Sep 09, 2018

Rich Nations Vowed Billions for Climate Change. Poor Countries Are Waiting.
Some delegates to a climate change conference in Thailand lament the shortfall in a United Nations program meant to help poor countries.

NYT Middle East
Sep 08, 2018

In Strategic Iraqi City, a Week of Deadly Turmoil
At least 15 people died in Basra and more than 200 were injured in protests against unemployment, crumbling infrastructure and rampant crime.

NYT Middle East
Sep 08, 2018

Syria and Russia Bomb Rebel-Held Idlib Province
The bombings came a day after a summit in Tehran where Syrian ally Russia rejected Turkey's call for a cease-fire and Iran called for a military push to crush rebels.

NYT Middle East
Sep 08, 2018

Egypt Court Sentences 75 to Death Over Deadly 2013 Protests
A sit-in was staged by supporters of former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military. At least 600 people were killed when security forces broke up the gathering.

NYT Middle East
Sep 07, 2018

Foreign Powers See ‘No Military Solution' in Syria, but Diplomacy Stalls
Russia rejects Turkey's call for a cease-fire in a rebel province, while the Security Council fails to act, stymied by Russia's veto power.

NYT Middle East
Sep 07, 2018

Protesters in Iraq Set Fires at Iranian Consulate
They stormed the consulate in the southern city of Basra as part of demonstrations that have claimed 10 lives this week.

NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

Iran's Currency Crashes. Shortages and Fears Rise.
Iran's rial fell to a record low, part of a staggering 140 percent drop in the currency's value.

NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

E. Coli Found at Hotel in Egypt Where British Couple Died
Tourists who fell ill and suddenly died at a resort in Egypt last month may have been exposed to dangerous bacteria in its food supply, tests showed.

NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

To Anyone Who Thinks Journalists Can't Change the World
Over the course of one month, three separate stories from our International desk — reported on the ground in Iraq, Thailand and South Africa — helped lead to immediate reforms.

NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

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NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

Some Say the Press Is the Enemy. We Beg to Differ.
Over the course of one month, three separate stories from our International desk — reported on the ground in Iraq, Thailand and South Africa — helped lead to immediate reforms.

NYT Middle East
Sep 05, 2018

Some Say the Press Is the Enemy. 3 Times We Beg to Differ.
Over the course of one month, three separate stories from our International desk — reported on the ground in Iraq, Thailand and South Africa — helped lead to immediate reforms.

NYT Middle East
Sep 04, 2018

Trump Plans to Take Aim at Iran in U.N. Session
President Trump will press the Security Council to be more assertive, raising the possibility of a face-to-face confrontation with Iranian officials.

NYT Middle East
Sep 04, 2018

Saudi Arabia Seeks Death Penalty in Trial of Outspoken Cleric
Salman al-Awda is being tried on 37 charges, including provoking public discord and disobeying the ruler.

NYT Middle East
Sep 04, 2018

Deadly Airstrikes in Syria Raise Fears of New Offensive
Dozens of airstrikes hit Idlib Province, Syria's last rebel-held enclave, as diplomats scrambled to avert a blood bath.

NYT Middle East
Sep 04, 2018

U.S. Embassy Bombing Attempt in Cairo Misfires
The bomb, carried in a backpack, exploded prematurely, foiling the attacker's plot, Egyptian officials said.

NYT Middle East
Sep 04, 2018

A Facebook War: Libyans Battle on the Streets and on Screens
A new wave of fighting shook Tripoli this past week. For many combatants Facebook, which has huge influence in Libya, is a key weapon.

NYT Middle East
Sep 02, 2018

In Idlib, Final Offensive in Syrian War May Come at Horrific Cost
The Syrian government hopes a looming assault on Idlib Province will deliver the decisive military blow against rebel fighters. Western leaders warn of a humanitarian calamity.

NYT Middle East
Sep 02, 2018

Saudi Coalition Admits Error in Yemen Airstrike That Killed Dozens
The strikes that killed dozens of children were unjustified, coalition officials say, vowing to improve procedures to avoid such mistakes in the future.

NYT Middle East
Sep 02, 2018

Saudi Coalition Admits Error in Yemen Strike That Killed Dozens
Airstrikes that killed dozens of children were unjustified, coalition officials say, vowing to improve procedures to avoid such mistakes in the future.

NYT Middle East
Sep 02, 2018

Saudi Coalition Admits Error in Air Attack That Killed Dozens in Yemen
Airstrikes that killed dozens of people were unjustified, coalition officials say, vowing to improve procedures to avoid such mistakes in the future.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

The U.N.'s Palestinian Refugee Agency: What It Does and Why It Matters
The Trump administration's decision to stop funding the agency, which provides services to more than five million Palestinians, carries enormous implications.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

Trump Administration's Move to Cut Aid to Palestinian Refugees Is Denounced
The drastic aid cut, urged by President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, changes another pillar of U.S. policy in Israel.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

Iraq's Forgotten Casualties: Children Orphaned in Battle With ISIS
Tens of thousands of children lost their parents under Islamic State rule or the battle against it. Iraq has few resources to care for them.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

He's a Doctor. To Syria's Regime, He's an Enemy.
Since the beginning of Syria's civil war, the Assad government has targeted and killed hundreds of medical workers. Many have fled. This is the story of one doctor, Mohammed al-Bardan, who chose to stay.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

Why This Doctor Is Choosing to Stay in Syria
President Bashar al-Assad's forces have targeted medical workers and attacked hospitals throughout the country's civil war. But Dr. Mohammed al-Bardan is defying the regime.

NYT Middle East
Aug 31, 2018

Hacking a Prince, an Emir and a Journalist to Impress a Client
The NSO Group, a spyware maker, targeted the phones of powerful figures to show off its product, emails show. It's now accused of illegal spying in lawsuits.

NYT Middle East
Aug 29, 2018

For Foreigners Imprisoned by Iran, an Uncertain Plight
There was a flicker of hope when Iran briefly released Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a Briton, from a prison. Now she and other foreigners held there can only wait.

NYT Middle East
Aug 29, 2018

Egypt's Soccer Star Aims for a New Goal: Humbling His Own Bosses
Egypt's soccer superstar Mohamed Salah unleashed a fierce assault on the country's sporting establishment — an unusual act in a country where dissent is dangerous.

NYT Middle East
Aug 29, 2018

Ted Achilles, Who Gave Afghan Girls Access to Education, Died at 82
Mr. Achilles and Shabana Basij-Rasikh founded the School of Leadership Afghanistan, a boarding school in Kabul that provides a safe education for Afghan girls.

NYT Middle East
Aug 28, 2018

War Crimes Report on Yemen Accuses Saudi Arabia and U.A.E.
A U.N. panel found evidence of torture, rape and mass civilian casualties, placing blame on both Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition.

NYT Middle East
Aug 28, 2018

Iran's Parliament Gives President a Rare Rebuke
Lawmakers asked Hassan Rouhani to explain an economic crisis that has worsened as a result of U.S. sanctions, and then voted to reject his explanations.

NYT Middle East
Aug 28, 2018

War Crimes Report Accuses Saudi Arabia and U.A.E. in Yemen
A U.N. panel found evidence of torture, rape and recklessness over mass civilian casualties, placing blame on Houthi rebels as well as the Saudi-led coalition.

NYT Middle East
Aug 28, 2018

Iran's Parliament Gives President a Rare Summons and Rebuke
Lawmakers asked Hassan Rouhani to explain an economic crisis that has worsened as a result of U.S. sanctions, and then voted to reject his explanations.

NYT Middle East
Aug 27, 2018

U.S. Commander Urges More Transparency in Yemen Strike on School Bus
The top United States air commander in the Middle East frustrated with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen after an airstrike killed more than 40 children.

NYT Middle East
Aug 26, 2018

Iran's Parliament Removes Finance Minister From Office
Critics of the ousted official, Masoud Karbasian, said the government had failed to shore up the economy after President Trump reinstated sanctions.

NYT Middle East
Aug 26, 2018

Police in Turkey Break Up Mothers' Weekly Vigil
Officers used tear gas to stop a regular demonstration to remember people thought to have disappeared in police custody. Nearly 50 people were arrested.

NYT Middle East
Aug 25, 2018

Palestinians Blast Trump's Aid Cut as Political ‘Blackmail'
Palestinian leaders said the withdrawal of about $200 million in humanitarian assistance would not force them back to the negotiating table with Israel.

NYT Middle East
Aug 24, 2018

U.N. Says Saudi-led Airstrike Killed at Least 22 Yemeni Children
The assertion, by the top United Nations relief official, blamed the Saudis and their partners for the second mass killing of Yemeni civilians in two weeks.

NYT Middle East
Aug 24, 2018

Hundreds of Tourists Evacuated From Hotel in Egypt After Britons' Sudden Death
The tour operator Thomas Cook said the circumstances of the couple's deaths were unclear, but the Egyptian authorities attributed them to natural causes.

NYT Middle East
Aug 23, 2018

British Airways and Air France to Suspend Iran Service
The announcements highlighted the isolating effect of reimposed U.S. sanctions on Iran.

NYT Middle East
Aug 23, 2018

Briton Arrested in Iran in 2016 Is Given 3-Day Furlough to See Family
The imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British woman of Iranian descent accused of sedition, has been a major issue between Britain and Iran.

NYT Middle East
Aug 22, 2018

Saudi Aramco Is Said to Postpone Its Potentially Record-Breaking I.P.O.
The oil giant has put its plans for an initial public offering on hold, as it focuses on efforts to buy a stake in a Saudi chemical maker.

NYT Middle East
Aug 22, 2018

ISIS Leader Baghdadi Resurfaces in Recording
If deemed authentic, the speech would quell rumors of Mr. Baghdadi's death.

NYT Middle East
Aug 22, 2018

Overlooked No More: Doria Shafik, Who Led Egypt's Women's Liberation Movement
Her hunger strikes and demonstrations made her one of the most influential women in the history of the Arab world. Yet few Egyptians today know her name.

NYT Middle East
Aug 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia Seeks the Death Penalty for Female Activist
Prosecutors are seeking capital punishment for a 29-year-old woman who advocates equal rights for the country's Shiite minority.

NYT Middle East
Aug 21, 2018

Hanna Mina, Syrian Novelist Who Chronicled the Poor, Dies at 94
Mr. Mina wrote dozens of books that portrayed the oppressed in a career that spanned half a century, although only two have been translated into English.

NYT Middle East
Aug 21, 2018

Dubai Dispatch: Can a Woman Head a Household in Dubai? Our Reporter Ventures to Find Out
Under the immigration laws of the United Arab Emirates, husbands hold the reins of authority. This can make life anxiety-ridden for foreign women.

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