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05 May 2016
Iraqis Seek End to Government Corruption though Analysts Remain Pessimistic

Photo Credit: Haider Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images Protesters rallied by cleric Muqtada al-Sadr charged Iraq’s heavily fortified ...

23 Nov 2015
Yemen Peace Talks Stalled as Sides Compete for Taiz

The process of negotiating a peace settlement in Yemen has reportedly begun, with reports of a ...

31 Aug 2015
Egypt Sentences Journalists, Announces Parliamentary Elections

Photo Credit: Khaled Desouki An Egyptian court delivered sentences for three Al-Jazeera journalists who were charged with reporting ...

11 Aug 2015
Iraqi Parliament Supports Sweeping Reforms

Photo Credit: Reuters Today, the Iraqi Parliament voted unanimously to approve a monumental government restructuring program ...

07 Aug 2015
Sens. Wyden and Rubio Introduce Bill to Hold Arms Sales to Bahrain

Resolution S.2009, to prohibit the sale of arms and other equipment to Bahrain contingent on ...

31 Jul 2015
United States Assumes Presidency of Community of Democracies

On July 22nd, 2015, the United States assumed presidency of the 27-member Governing Council of ...

29 Jul 2015
Turkey Begins Airstrike Campaign, Motives Questioned

Photo Credit: Nath Paresh On July 20th, a suicide bombing killed over 30 people in the ...

29 Jul 2015
Highlights of the 2014 State Dept. Human Rights Report on Syria

The State Department released its 2014 Human Rights Report for Syria, which noted that the majority of ...

14 Jul 2015
UN Libya Peace Agreement Initialed without GNC

Photo Credit: Abdeljalil Bounhar, AP On July 11th, the United Nations peace plan for Libya was signed by ...

08 Jul 2015
Highlights of the 2014 State Dept. Human Rights Report on Saudi Arabia

The State Department’s Human Rights Report on Saudi Arabia stated that in 2014, lack of ...