Middle East

News, features, and special reports from across the Middle East. Covers countries and territories in the Arabian Peninsula; Iran; Iraq; the Eastern Mediterranean countries; Turkey; and Egypt. Includes coverage of the Middle East peace process.


Middle East

Rare US raid in Syrian gov’t-held zone kills Islamic State arms smuggler

Rare US raid in Syrian gov’t-held zone kills Islamic State arms smuggler
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Iran’s Khamenei backs police over Mahsa Amini protests, may signal tougher crackdown

Iran’s Khamenei backs police over Mahsa Amini protests, may signal tougher crackdown

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Students rally as Iran protests enter third week

Students rally as Iran protests enter third week
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Turkey rejects Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory

Turkey rejects Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory

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Iran’s nationwide protests pile pressure on state

Iran’s nationwide protests pile pressure on state
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Iran accuses US of trying to use unrest to undermine country

Iran accuses US of trying to use unrest to undermine country

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Iran summons UK and Norwegian envoys as unrest persists

Iran summons UK and Norwegian envoys as unrest persists
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Iran must deal decisively with protests, president says

Iran must deal decisively with protests, president says

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TIMELINE: Iranian unrest leading up to Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody

TIMELINE: Iranian unrest leading up to Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody
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Israeli PM Lapid backs two-state solution with Palestinians

Israeli PM Lapid backs two-state solution with Palestinians