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NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House to Discuss Middle East Peace Plan
The invitation could provide a welcome distraction for President Trump, facing an impeachment trial, and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

At Holocaust Memorial, a Survivor and Towering Moral Voice Says He ‘Cannot Forgive'
World leaders converged in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Holocaust Gathering Lets Some Leaders Score Present-Day Political Points
Dignitaries from across the globe gathered to remember the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Pence Invites Netanyahu to White House to Discuss Middle East Peace Plan
The invitation could provide a welcome distraction for President Trump, facing an impeachment trial, and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Auschwitz Live Updates: A Survivor Says He ‘Cannot Forgive'
World leaders converged in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

The Mummy Speaks! Hear Sounds From the Voice of an Ancient Egyptian Priest
Scientists used a 3-D printer, a loudspeaker and computer software to recreate a part of the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

The Mummy Speaks! Hear Sounds From the Voice an Ancient Egyptian Priest
Scientists used a 3-D printer, a loudspeaker and computer software to recreate a part of the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Auschwitz Live Updates: In Israel, a Call to Prevent the ‘Terrible Tragedies of the Past'
World leaders converged in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

‘No Room for Indifference': Leaders Issue Warning at Holocaust Commemoration
Leaders spoke out in Jerusalem against the rise of anti-Semitism and commemorated the liberation of Auschwitz.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

Live Updates: 75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Leaders Gather Against Rise of Anti-Semitism
Israel is hosting the largest political gathering in its history as world leaders converge at a memorial in Jerusalem to the Holocaust.

NYT Middle East
Jan 23, 2020

The Saudi Connection: Inside the 9/11 Case That Divided the F.B.I.
A small team of agents spent years investigating whether one of Washington's closest allies was involved in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. This is their story.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X Was Hacked
It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers access to Mr. Bezos' photos and texts.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

World Leaders, Gathering to Mark Holocaust, Are Urged to Fight ‘Deadly Cancer'
The extraordinary meeting, timed to Monday's 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, heard warnings about the present-day rise in anti-Jewish violence.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem to Fight Anti-Semitism and Recall Holocaust
The extraordinary meeting, timed to Monday's 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, heard warnings about the present-day rise in anti-Jewish violence.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

Trump Dismisses Troops' Possible Brain Injuries as ‘Headaches'
The deputy commander of the American-led operation in Iraq said the Pentagon was putting service members through medical examinations to see if they had traumatic brain injuries.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

Emojis Meet Hieroglyphs: If King Tut Could Text
An Israel Museum exhibition explores the complicated relationship between the hieroglyphs of antiquity and emoji, the lingua franca of the digital age.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

Bezos Phone Hack Appears Tied to Saudi Crown Prince, U.N. Experts Say
Two prominent U.N. rights experts lent their weight to explosive allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince hacked the cellphone of Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, to "influence, if not silence," its reporting.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

Bezos Phone May Have Been Hacked by Saudi Leader, U.N. Experts Say
Two prominent U.N. rights experts lent their weight to explosive new allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince hacked the cellphone of Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post, to "influence, if not silence," its reporting.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

U.N. Experts Call for Inquiry into Hack of Bezos's Phone
Two prominent U.N. rights experts lent their weight to explosive allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince hacked the cellphone of Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, to "influence, if not silence," its reporting.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem 75 Years After Holocaust: Live Updates
Jerusalem is hosting the largest political gathering in its history, as monarchs, presidents and premiers arrive to speak out against the rise of anti-Semitism and commemorate the liberation of Auschwitz.

NYT Middle East
Jan 22, 2020

Analysis Ties Hacking of Bezos' Phone to Saudi Leader's Account
Investigators said the Amazon chief's phone began behaving strangely after he received a video from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's WhatsApp account.

NYT Middle East
Jan 21, 2020

Analysis Said to Tie Hacking of Bezos' Phone to Saudi Leader's Account
Two United Nations experts plan to release a public statement Wednesday morning "addressing serious allegations."

NYT Middle East
Jan 21, 2020

Lebanon Names New Cabinet Amid Political and Economic Crisis
The new ministers will immediately face a falling currency, a stagnant economy and angry street protests.

NYT Middle East
Jan 21, 2020

Iran Admits Firing 2 Missiles at Jet and Says It's Studying Effect
It also appeared to walk back a promise to send the jet's data recorders abroad for analysis, asking the United States and France to send the necessary equipment to Iran instead.

NYT Middle East
Jan 21, 2020

‘Abandoned and Forgotten': Jailed Academic Writes of Despair in Iran
A British-Australian woman, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, was detained in September 2018 while attending a conference. In a series of letters, she described the hellishness of her confinement.

NYT Middle East
Jan 21, 2020

Iran Acknowledges It Fired 2 Missiles at Ukrainian Jet
It also appeared to walk back a promise to sent the jet's data recorders abroad for analysis, asking the United States and France to send the necessary equipment to Iran instead.

NYT Middle East
Jan 20, 2020

La Liga Chief Claims Saudi Arabia Is Using Sports to ‘Whitewash' Reputation
The pointed criticism from Javier Tebas came days after four Spanish teams played a tournament in the kingdom, which has been accused of allowing the piracy of La Liga's broadcast rights.

NYT Middle East
Jan 20, 2020

ISIS Wife's Return to Norway Divides Government
A woman and her children were retrieved from a detention camp in Syria, spurring debate at home after she was charged with being part of a terrorist organization.

NYT Middle East
Jan 20, 2020

ISIS Wife's Return to Norway Threatens to Bring Down Government
A woman and her children were retrieved from a detention camp in Syria, spurring debate at home after she was charged with being part of a terrorist organization.

NYT Middle East
Jan 19, 2020

Toll in Attack on Yemen Military Base Rises to at Least 76
A top U.N. official warned that the rebel assault on government forces could set back peace efforts.

NYT Middle East
Jan 19, 2020

Bodies of Ukrainians Killed in Iran Plane Crash Are Returned Home
President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a ceremony for the 11 Ukrainians killed on the airliner shot down by Iran.

NYT Middle East
Jan 19, 2020

At Least 60 Troops Killed in Houthi Missile Strike, Yemen Says
The missile attack launched by Shiite rebels hit an army camp and wounded dozens more on Saturday, officials said.

NYT Middle East
Jan 19, 2020

These Syrian Women Rarely Left the House. Then the Men Disappeared.
In parts of Syria, women once stepped out of their homes only rarely — at least until war came. Now some are relishing a newfound independence.

NYT Middle East
Jan 18, 2020

Clashes Shake Beirut as Anti-Government Protests Explode in Violence
Demonstrators and security forces battled in the worst violence yet after three months of protests against Lebanon's political elite.

NYT Middle East
Jan 18, 2020

Yemeni Officials: 25 Troops Killed in Houthi Missile Strike
A missile attack launched by Shiite rebels in Yemen hit an army camp Saturday, killing at least 25 troops, Yemeni officials said.

NYT Middle East
Jan 18, 2020

Downed Plane's Black Boxes Will Go to Ukraine, Iranian Media Says
A spokeswoman for Ukraine's president said she could not confirm that its authorities were receiving the data recorders from the jet Iran mistakenly shot down, killing 176.

NYT Middle East
Jan 18, 2020

As Libya Descends Into Chaos, Foreign Powers Look for a Way Out
A meeting in Berlin on Sunday will seek an exit to one of the Middle East's most intractable proxy wars.

NYT Middle East
Jan 17, 2020

11 Americans Were Hurt in Iran Missile Strike, Military Says, Contradicting Trump
The servicemembers were treated for concussion symptoms after Iranian missiles hit air bases in Iraq last week. President Trump had said that "no Americans were harmed."

NYT Middle East
Jan 17, 2020

Iran's Supreme Leader Rebukes U.S. in Rare Friday Sermon
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told thousands of worshipers that God's backing had allowed Iran to "slap" the United States with a missile attack.

NYT Middle East
Jan 17, 2020

11 Americans Were Hurt in Iranian Strike, Military Says, Contradicting Trump
The servicemembers were treated for concussion symptoms after Iranian missiles hit air bases in Iraq last week. President Trump had said that "no Americans were harmed."

NYT Middle East
Jan 16, 2020

American Family Stuck in Saudi Arabia While Father Stands Trial
The Saudi government has barred Dr. Walid Fitaihi, a dual Saudi-American citizen, and his wife and six children from leaving the kingdom while he faces charges the U.S. believes have no merit.

NYT Middle East
Jan 16, 2020

Plane Shot Down Because of Human Error, Iran Says
The military said that the Ukraine passenger jet had been misidentified as a cruise missile flying over Tehran.

NYT Middle East
Jan 16, 2020

Iranian Chess Official Fears Going Home Over Hijab Photo
Shohreh Bayat said she was afraid of returning to Iran after an image of her at a chess tournament abroad seemed to show her not wearing a hijab.

NYT Middle East
Jan 16, 2020

Ukraine Plane Shot Down Because of Human Error, Iran Says
The military said the passenger jet had been misidentified as a cruise missile flying over Tehran.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

U.S. Military Resumes Joint Operations With Iraq
The decision to restart military operations in Iraq came less than two weeks after Iraq's Parliament voted to expel all American forces from Iraq.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

Turkey Restores Wikipedia After More Than 2-Year Ban
The country's top court had ruled that the move was unconstitutional.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

Iranian Chess Official Fears Going Home Over Hijab Images
Shohreh Bayat is at the top of her field, but she is afraid of returning to Iran after images of her at a chess tournament abroad seeming not to wear a hijab reportedly circulated online.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

The Democrats All Disagree With Trump on Iran. Then It Gets Mushy.
The candidates were short on specifics at Tuesday's debate when pressed on how they would accomplish their key foreign policy goals.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

Saudi Society Is Changing. Just Take a Look at These Coffeehouses.
As the government relaxes restrictions on men and women working and socializing together, coffeehouses are on the front lines of change.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

In Afghanistan, Being an Artist Is a Dangerous Job
Despite the perils, Afghan artists have consistently portrayed their country and its many facets.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

Iran's President Lashes Out at Europeans Over Crumbling Nuclear Deal
With the government in Tehran under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani denounced Britain, France and Germany for accusing his country of breaking the 2015 accord.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

In Saudi Coffeehouses, a Window Into a Changing Society
As the government relaxes restrictions on men and women working and socializing together, coffeehouses are on the front lines of change.

NYT Middle East
Jan 15, 2020

Democrats Agree Trump Is Racing to War With Iran, but Are Vague on Alternative Strategy
The candidates were short on specifics at Tuesday's debate when pressed on how they would accomplish their key foreign policy goals.

NYT Middle East
Jan 14, 2020

France, Germany and U.K. Serve Notice on Iran Under Nuclear Deal
The European nations triggered a dispute mechanism in the 2015 pact, a first step toward reimposing United Nations sanctions.

NYT Middle East
Jan 14, 2020

Iran's President Calls for Special Court on Downed Plane
Questioning the military's account of how it shot down an airliner, President Hassan Rouhani urged officials to be honest with the public.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Protests in Iran: Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability
Protesters chanted against Iran's clerical rulers for a third day, while several prominent newscasters quit their jobs, apologizing for having broadcast lies.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

American Held in Egypt Prison Dies After a Hunger Strike
Moustafa Kassem, detained in Cairo in 2013 and suffering from serious medical problems, had protested his innocence.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

‘It Was Like a Scene From an Action Movie'
United States military personnel recount what it was like when Iranian missiles hit their base last week.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Iran Protesters Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability
Protesters chanted against Iran's clerical rulers for a third day, while several prominent newscasters quit their jobs, apologizing for having broadcast lies.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Ukrainian Flight 752: How a Plane Came Down in 7 Minutes
Iranians have taken to the streets in protest after the government admitted, after three days of denials, that it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet. Here's everything we know about that seven-minute flight.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Iran Protests Rage Over Downed Jet, as Other Nations Seek Redress
Protesters chanted against Iran's clerical rulers for a third day, while Ukraine's foreign minister said five countries would seek action against those responsible.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Sultan Qaboos, 79, Is Dead; Built Oman Into Prosperous Oasis of Peacemaking
The longest-serving Arab ruler, Qaboos pulled his nation from poverty and brokered quiet talks between global foes.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Canadian C.E.O. Tweets His Anger at U.S. Over Jet Downed in Iran
Michael McCain, chief of Maple Leaf Foods, blamed ill-conceived plans for diversions and "a narcissist in Washington" for the deaths of Canadians, including the family of one of his colleagues.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Protests Over Downed Jet Rage in Iran, as Other Nations Seek Redress
Protesters chanted against Iran's clerical rulers for a third day, while Ukraine's foreign minister said five countries would seek action against those responsible.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Canadian C.E.O. Tweets His Anger at U.S. Government
Michael McCain, chief of Maple Leaf Foods, blamed ill-conceived plans for diversions and "a narcissist in Washington" for the deaths of Canadians, including the family of one of his colleagues.

NYT Middle East
Jan 13, 2020

Iran's Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Lies' and ‘Injustice'
Kimia Alizadeh, 21, announced her decision in an Instagram post featuring a photo from the 2016 Summer Games, where she won a bronze medal in taekwondo.

NYT Middle East
Jan 12, 2020

Iran Cracks Down as Protests Over Downing of Airliner Grow
Remarkably, some criticism is coming from some within the government's hard-line power base.

NYT Middle East
Jan 12, 2020

Libyan Rivals Announce a Truce in the Battle for Tripoli
Libyan commanders said the cease-fire, first put forward by Turkey and Russia last week, would take effect one minute after midnight on Saturday.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War
The story of that week, and the secret planning in the months preceding it, ranks as the most perilous chapter so far in President Trump's three years in office.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Jet Crash in Iran Has Eerie Historical Parallel
The United States accidentally downed an Iranian passenger jet in 1988, killing all 290 people aboard, amid a battle with Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Professor Fired After Joking That Iran Should Pick U.S. Sites to Bomb
Asheen Phansey said he regretted his "bad attempt at humor" and had hoped the college would have defended his right to free speech.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Oman's New Sultan Vows to Continue Country's Peacemaking Path
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq took power after the death of Sultan Qaboos, who ruled the country for 50 years, and he pledged to follow his predecessor's quiet diplomacy.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Sultan Qaboos, Who Built Oman Into a Prosperous Oasis of Peacemaking, Dies at 79
The longest-serving Arab ruler, Qaboos pulled his nation from poverty and brokered quiet talks between global foes.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Seven Days in January: How the U.S. and Iran Approached the Brink of War
The story of that week, and the secret planning in the months preceding it, ranks as the most perilous chapter so far in President Trump's three years in office.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Furor in Iran and Abroad After Tehran Admits Downing Ukrainian Jetliner
Ukrainian officials suggest Iran would not have admitted responsibility if investigators from Ukraine had not found missile debris in the crash wreckage.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Ukraine Plane Shot Down Because of Human Error, Iran Says: Live Updates
The military said the passenger jet had been misidentified as a cruise missile flying over Tehran.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Iranian Jet Crash Has Eerie Historical Parallel
The United States accidentally downed an Iranian passenger jet in 1988, killing all 290 people aboard, amid a battle with Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Live Updates: Iran Says Ukrainian Plane Was Misidentified as a Cruise Missile
The military said the jet had been brought down by a "disastrous mistake" after it made a turn that took it near a sensitive base.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Iran Says Downing of Plane Was a ‘Disastrous Mistake': Live Updates
The military blamed human error, saying the Ukrainian jet had taken a sharp, unexpected turn that brought it near a military base.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Live Updates: Iran Says Downing of Plane Was ‘Disastrous Mistake'
The military blamed human error, saying the Ukrainian jet had taken a sharp, unexpected turn that brought it near a military base.

NYT Middle East
Jan 11, 2020

Iran Says It Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Airliner
"The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake," President Hassan Rouhani said, as Iran reversed its claims that mechanical failure was to blame.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Sheep That Survived Cargo Ship Disaster Cheat Death Again
Weeks after more than 14,000 sheep died in the Black Sea near Romania, 180 lucky ones have been rescued by animal welfare groups, which pledged to protect them from slaughter.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Iran Is Expected to Announce Cause of Ukrainian Jet Crash
The announcement comes as American and allied intelligence assessments have suggested that Iranian missiles brought down the plane, most likely by accident.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Sultan Qaboos, Quiet Peacemaker Who Built Oman, Dies at 79
The longest serving Arab ruler, Qaboos pulled Oman from poverty and brokered quiet talks between global foes.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

In Plane Crash, a Day of Blame: Ukraine Weighs In and Iran Mulls Announcement
Ukraine's main intelligence agency said it had narrowed down the possible causes of the crash to a missile strike or a terrorist act. And Iran may announce its own findings.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Iran, United by Loss of General, Is Divided Over Plane Crash
A debate of how much blame the government bears for the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner threatens to destroy a moment of national solidarity.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

U.S. Unsuccessfully Tried Killing a Second Iranian Military Official
A failed airstrike in Yemen was aimed at Abdul Reza Shahlai, an official with Iran's Quds Force and an organizer of financing for regional militias supported by Iran.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

U.S. Says It Won't Discuss Withdrawing Troops From Iraq, Defying Baghdad's Request
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to send a delegation to Baghdad to prepare for the withdrawal of American troops.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

As U.S.-Iran Tensions Flare, Iraq Is Caught in the Middle
After U.S. airstrikes killed an Iranian leader, Iraq's Parliament voted to expel American forces. Some Iraqi officials say that would be disastrous for Iraq.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

U.S. Military Unsuccessfully Targeted Second Iranian Official
The failed airstrike in Yemen was aimed at Abdul Reza Shahlai, an official with Iran's Quds force and key financier for Iran's proxy wars.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Live Updates: Ukraine Blames Missile Strike or Terrorist Attack for Crash
Ukraine's main intelligence agency said on Friday that it had narrowed down the possible causes of the crash to a missile strike or a terrorist act.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Trump Says 4 Embassies Had Been Targeted by Iranians
The president also asserted that he did not believe American citizens had a right to more details on the intelligence that prompted the killing of an Iranian general.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

The Iran Plane Crash: Live Updates
Ukraine's main intelligence agency said on Friday that it had narrowed down the possible causes of the crash to a missile strike or a terrorist act.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Pompeo Imposes Sanctions on Iran, Sticking to Assertion That U.S. Faced Imminent Threat
As the administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran, the secretary of state provided no specific evidence that the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was justified by an immediate threat.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Pompeo Sticks to Assertion That U.S. Faced Imminent Threat From Iran
As the administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran, the secretary of state provided no specific evidence that the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was justified by an immediate threat.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

U.S. Says It Won't Discuss Withdrawing Troops from Iraq, as Iraq's Leader Requested
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to send a delegation to Baghdad to prepare for the withdrawal of American troops.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Iran Plane Crash Live Updates: Pompeo Says Missiles 'Likely' Downed Plane
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments came a day after American and allied officials said that intelligence indicated surface-to-air missiles fired by Iranian military forces shot down the plane.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Live Updates: Ukraine Gets ‘Important Data' From U.S. on Iran Plane Crash
President Volodymyr Zelensky initially said the possibility that the flight had been shot down, killing all 176 onboard, "cannot be ruled out but is not currently confirmed."

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Iraqi Prime Minister Asks U.S. to Start Talks on Troop Withdrawal
Adel Abdul Mahdi said he had spoken to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to request that a delegation be sent to prepare for the pulling out of forces.

NYT Middle East
Jan 10, 2020

Live Updates: Ukraine Presses Allies for Evidence on Iran Plane Crash
President Volodymyr Zelensky said the possibility that the flight had been shot down, killing all 176 onboard, "cannot be ruled out but is not currently confirmed."

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