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What's happening to Zainab al-Khawaja and other members of her family reflects a broader crackdown on dissent in the country.

Once a proponent of sending in specialized troops to help the Iraqi army battle the Islamic State, the senator, after meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said ground troops are “not what they [the Iraqis] need.”

A spike in confirmed cases in Saudi Arabia suggests the Kingdom may have a dangerous outbreak on its hands

Assad is up for reelection on June 3, but few are taking it seriously.

A brief video guide to sectarian conflict in the Middle East.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 22, 2014
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A study asked people in seven countries to pick the most appropriate clothing.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 8, 2014
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True to the precedent of the Arab Spring, social media users in the Middle East discuss politics and religion far more online than their Western counterparts do.

Get prepped for cocktail chatter and Thanksgiving dinner debates.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Israel
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  • Nov 21, 2012
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Maybe, but only if the Israeli military has changed its 2010 assessment of its capability of carrying out that mission.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 20, 2012
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"When will the Arab world develop the advanced technology of conference calling?"

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 15, 2012
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