Arabian Peninsula

Framed Forgeries: A Day in Court for Dubai’s Skyline

The CMES Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents Todd ReiszArchitect, writer, and lecturer at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard …

Harvard

ISIS in North Africa: Past and Future Trajectories

From 2013 through 2014 ISIS recruited thousands of fighters from North Africa to fight in Syria and established a fallback position in Libya. Today, …

Africa

Meet the men who spent 46 days in the wilderness (on purpose)

<b>One cart, two adventurers, and a desire to replicate explorer Wilfred Thesiger’s 1940s journey across the Arabian sands. Our featured contributor</b> …

Arabian Peninsula

Researchers Find 88,000-Year-Old Finger Bone That Rewrites Mankind’s History

Scientists have come across an 88,000-year-old finger bone that promises to rewrite — again — mankind’s history.<p>The human fossil discovered in Saudi …

Evolution

Fossil finger points to new understanding of earliest human migration

The discovery of an 88,000-year-old fossilised human finger in Saudi Arabia is rewriting the history of the first human migration out of …

Evolution

Watch Out, Iran: Britain Opens First Naval Installation On The Arabian Peninsula Since 1971

Today the Associated Press reported that the British Royal Navy will open its first naval installation on the Arabian Peninsula since 1971 by …

Royal Navy

All Jihad is Local: ISIS in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula

Syria’s civil war attracted tens of thousands of men and women from around the world. By 2014, their most popular destination was the so-called …

Political Science

Saudi Crown Prince: Triangle of Evil is Trying to Build Extremist Empire to Control Region

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, accused Iran of seeking to “rule the world” and its supreme …

Middle East

'Letters from Baghdad' Shows Iraq Through Eyes of British Spy Who Shaped It

"Letters from Baghdad," a documentary on Gertrude Bell, the British writer, explorer, spy and political officer who helped shape modern Iraq, had its …

Winston Churchill

Donors pledge $2 billion to scale up aid delivery in Yemen; UN chief urges unrestricted access to make sure it reaches people in need

Speaking to reporters in Geneva after opening a pledging conference for Yemen, Mr. Guterres said that more than $2 billion had been promised by …

Middle East

Saudi-Led Air Strike Kills 12 Civilians, Including Seven Children: Medics | World News | US News

HODEIDAH, Yemen (Reuters) - An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed 12 civilians, including seven children, in the costal …

Middle East

Statement by The Press Secretary on The Efforts by Yemen’s Houthis to Destabilize The Arabian Peninsula

Yemen’s Houthis have responded to efforts by the United Nations to reinvigorate a political process in Yemen by threatening to conduct more reckless …

Middle East

Is Israel Really Surrounded By Enemies?

“Just look at the map,” my high school Jewish history teacher said. “There are dozens of Arab countries and only one Jewish one. We are surrounded by …

Middle East

‘Roads of Arabia’ expo plays crucial role in enhancing Saudi-American cultural ties

Author: RASHID HASSANThu, 2018-03-29 00:08ID: 1522260549760593300RIYADH: “Roads of Arabia,” a premier exhibition on Saudi archaeological masterpieces …

Abdul Aziz

Only in Washington is a debate about war in Yemen controversial

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the United States last Monday to begin his two-week goodwill tour. His appearance coincided with a …

Middle East

Announcing 2018–2019 Fellows

<b>2018–2019 Fellows: Jews in Modern Islamic Contexts</b><p>The Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is proud to announce …

Middle East

Doha's five-star 'beach retreat'

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>THE PLACE<p>It doesn't quite resonate in the consciousness …

Travel (Australia)

Al-Qaeda is alive and thriving in Yemen: TERROR Episode 1

After 15 years of the global war on terror, al-Qaeda’s Yemeni offshoot finds new ways to stay relevant. VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to Aden to discover al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula flourishing.<p>TERROR airs on ViceNews.com in the U.S. and VICELAND in Canada. TERROR will air in other …

Al-Qaeda

South Korean president visits Emirates nuclear plant

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has visited a nuclear power plant his country is building in the United …

Abu Dhabi

Which Way Forward for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula?

Beginning in February, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its proxies launched sequential offensives against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) …

Middle East

Boycott policy: Omani foreign minister's Jerusalem trip offers new possibilities - Opinion

Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi’s visit to Al-Aqsa Mosque passed virtually unnoticed.<p>The Arab media and public opinion ignored it, even though …

Israel

Normalizing Violence

Addressing the Parkland shootings last month, and the apparent emergence of a movement for tougher, saner gun laws that has followed, aUSA Today …

New York Times

Air strike kills 10 civilians in Yemen - residents, medics

DUBAI, March 22 (Reuters) - An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed ten civilians, including women and children, in the …

Middle East

McDermotts Continue Photography Passion on Trip to Middle East

<b>EAGAN, Minn. –</b> With a 2017 African safari in the rearview mirror, Kevin and Lauren McDermott’s most recent journey took them to the sand dunes of the …

Abu Dhabi

We are going to end Yemen war, Pentagon chief tells Saudi crown prince

LanguageUndefined After meeting with Saudi crown prince, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis stresses 'urgent' need to find political solution

Middle East

ABC News – Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

Interest Successfully Added We'll notify you here with news about <br>AlertTag Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest?<p>Off …

Middle East

Senate votes to ignore the Constitution and continue unauthorized war in Yemen

On Tuesday, the Senate killed a bipartisan effort, led by Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., to end U.S. …

Middle East

On Seeing America's Wars Whole

Dear Mr. Sulzberger:<p>Congratulations on assuming the reins of this nation’s -- and arguably, the world’s -- most influential publication. It’s the …

War

Detained African Migrants Stuck in Limbo in Wartime Yemen

Anxious and hungry, hundreds of African migrants lie cramped together on the ground of a open-air warehouse in the southern Yemeni port city of …

Middle East

The Normalization of War

Dear Mr. A.G. Sulzberger:<p>Congratulations on assuming the reins of this nation’s — and arguably, the world’s — most influential publication. It’s the …

Liberal View