The president has quietly authorized an expanded role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan despite previously saying combat operations would end in 2014.
Rania Matar’s series, Invisible Children, puts a face to the term, “Syrian refugee.”
When Lebanon’s Druze leader Walid Joumblatt joined Twitter three weeks ago, no one expected him to be such a hit. He tells BuzzFeed News about how his cheeky, irreverent tone has earned him a new audience.
For a decade, Yemen was like a home away from home for me — until the day I was nearly abducted in broad daylight, and narrowly missed suffering a grim fate similar to other journalists drawn to covering, and living in, the Middle East.
The airstrikes targeted leaders of the little-known terror group that the U.S. first attacked in September.
“Nothing is sacred this Halloween,” reads the costume description. Update: Walmart is removing the costume from its site.
The conflict against ISIS militants is in danger of spilling into Turkey.
Rania Matar’s series, A Girl and Her Room bridges cultural gaps and highlights just how similar Middle Eastern and American adolescent girls are.
Arab Women Rising, published in 2014 by the Wharton Business School, profiles female entrepreneurs from around the Middle East and North Africa.
It all makes sense now, right?
The International Organization for Migration described Sunday’s incident as “the worst shipwreck in years.”
The plane landed near the Persian Gulf after receiving orders to turn around from Iranian air traffic control.
The freelance journalist was beheaded in a video released by ISIS. UPDATE: The U.S. has confirmed that the video is genuine. President Obama said that “justice will be served.”
The Israeli military said two rockets were fired into the country Thursday night. The rockets did not cause any injuries.
The 18 members of the Al-Najar family had been trapped in their home since Thursday, Reuters reports.
The militant group has been destroying holy sites as it seeks to impose Sharia law. This week, it blew up the tomb of the biblical prophet said to have survived inside a whale.
The announcement comes after three airlines had already canceled their scheduled flights due to a fear of rocket attacks. UPDATE: The FAA has extended the ban for another 24 hours.
Interpreting the clouds of war.
The network accidentally broadcasts footage of destruction when teasing a segment about how “the LeBron James effect” could revitalize Ohio.
If the UK were Syria, everyone in Reading would be dead.
Twitter and Instagram reveal the mundane side of life as a jihadi.
Are you a classic apple or something more adventurous?
On awkward neighborly relations between Arabs and Jews, and shady real estate schemed aimed to gentrify poor Arab neighborhoods.
In the ad, workers can use a bottle cap to pay for an international phone call.
At least 449 people have been infected in the Middle Eastern kingdom. The SARS-like pandemic has now spread to Europe and the United States.
Reason number one: they are cats.
Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern and North African dish that combines eggs, tomatoes, and spices to create the perfect meal for any season and time of day.