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Lebanon Ready to Collapse

Allan Topol | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Allan Topol

Two weeks ago, a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 147. This recent development shows the misery of Lebanon, which has continued for more than 50 years, enters a new and dangerous phase.

U.S. Marines Arrive In Yemen

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — An elite Marine rapid response team has arrived in Yemen's capital in the wake of violent protests at the U.S. Embassy over a film ...

Crowd In Lebanon Torches KFC

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli...

Tanks Push Deeper Into Restive Syrian Border Area

Posted 07.16.2011 | World

AMMAN (Reuters) – At least 15 Syrian tanks pushed overnight into a rural area near the Lebanese border, where security forces have concentrated ...

Libyan Mourners Demand Revenge For Gaddafi's Son's Death

AP | By KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Mourners shouted for revenge Monday as some 2,000 people in the Libyan capital greeted a funeral procession carrying Moammar Gadhafi...

The Week In 'Arab Spring' Protests: What You Need To Know

Posted 06.10.2011 | World

Syria's nearly month-long uprising entered a grisly new phase this week, with protesters reporting casualties after security forces opened fire onto t...

Angry Birds Tells The Story Of The Arab World Protests

Posted 05.30.2011 | World

A new video aims to tell the story of the revolutions and protests rocking the Middle East and North Africa through the porcine protagonists of Angry ...

Medvedev Sees 'Fires For Decades' In Arab World

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday predicted decades of instability in the Arab world if protesters whom he called fanatics c...

Bahrain Protesters Fill Pearl Square Again After Military Backs Down

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain - Thousands of singing and dancing protesters streamed back into Manama's central Pearl Square Saturday after Bahrain's leaders withdr...

Cairo, the Pole Star of Arab Cultural Consciousness

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

All Arab eyes are watching Cairo. But this time, with Al Jazeera present internationally, not only current Arab residents, but ex-patriots Arabs and t...

Teaching About Events in the Middle East: Lesson Plan

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

As events in the Middle East rapidly unfold, teachers have asked me for ideas to help them teach about what is taking place in Egypt, Tunisia, and Yemen. This is a suggested lesson plan.

As Israel Pounds Gaza, Egyptians Get Angry At Their Own Government

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHEIKH ZOWAYED, Egypt -- In north Sinai, Egyptians angrily watched a scorching air offensive by the Israeli Air Force against Hamas, as well as ordi...

Arab World Furious Over Gaza Attacks

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters across the Middle East have held a second day of demonstrations against Israel's military assault on the Gaza Strip. In the occupied West ...