BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister cautions that a victory for rebels fighting to overthrow the government in neighboring Syria will spark a sectarian war in his own country and Lebanon That would create a new haven for al-Qaida that would destabilize the whole Middle East.
A poet jailed for a verse considered offensive to Qatar’s ruler denounced the nation’s legal proceedings on Monday after an appeals court refused to drop his conviction.
Scientists in the Middle East have identified soil microbes that could help make desert agriculture more resistant to salinity and drought.
I was once told by a senior Israeli official: “In the Middle East, if you don”t believe in miracles, you are not a realist.” One would be forgiven for believing it will need a miracle for King Abdullah of Jordan”s vision of a
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