Behind The News
June 13, 2014
The Shia dominated government of Iraq looks like it's on its last legs. If ISIS overrun Baghdad, it's game over.
June 12, 2014
The recent takeover of Mosul by ISIL raises many questions about Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and the future of Iraq.
June 11, 2014
Little is known about the terrifying leader of The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
June 9, 2014
With the help of Israeli organization Breaking the Silence, Israeli soldiers give shocking testimonies about their roles in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
June 6, 2014
The silence in Syria's Homs is deadly, quite literally. Even as rebels evacuated the city, Robert Fisk argues, peace has yet to come to the besieged city.
June 5, 2014
Life is hard enough in Gaza, but for the terminally ill, it doesn't get easier when the Rafah crossing won't open for Palestinian's requiring life saving treatments in Egypt.
June 2, 2014
How America's first suicide bomber in Syria raises concerns for a second 9/11.
May 30, 2014
While news cameras are focused on the chaos in the Middle East, Iran is quietly becoming more influential in the region. On closer inspection however, it is not just the Sunni v Shia debate.
May 28, 2014
According to a recent report, Jewish settler violence is increasingly targeting Christians in Israel.
May 27, 2014
Since Egypt's military took over in 2013, numerous journalists have been arrested and killed.
May 26, 2014
Pope Francis' unexpected stop at the separation wall during his Holy Land visit may play a critical role in regional politics and transforming the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
May 24, 2014
El-Sisi's presidential campaign may be quieter in Alexandria, but locals are beginning to take notice as the taste of optimism lingers for Egypt's future.
May 22, 2014
The United States' tentative support for the soon-to-be-formed Palestinian unity government may change the power politics between Washington and the Middle East more than anticipated.
May 20, 2014
Will Libya's relentless militias pull the country into total chaos?
May 18, 2014
While Syria's regime forces may appear to be gaining the upper hand in the country's ongoing civil war, recent clashes between pro-Assad allies in Homs this week may undermine Assad more than anticipated.