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Mar 20, 2015
That peaceful-looking Christian next door may be part of a terrorist sleeper cell that received training at the Vatican or in Salt Lake City.
Feb 7, 2015
The government says the transoceanic canal will be good for the economy, but foes warn of pollution and displacement.
Dec 30, 2014
Long before President Obama's historic opening, American and Cuban foodies have been exchanging cutting edge ideas in agriculture and health.
Oct 1, 2014
Reese Erlich was in northern Iraq at the start of the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic State. He says the reality on the ground is far different from the propaganda coming out of Washington.
Jan 21, 2014
There are simply too many factions and too many guns.
Aug 29, 2012
Armed Kurds could be a powerful force in the Syrian uprising, but their participation is anything but simple.
Aug 23, 2012
During the early days, religious and nonreligious Syrians came together to call for reform. But as fighting intensified, a range of Islamist groups gained influence.
Oct 19, 2011
For decades ordinary Kurds have struggled between an oppressive government and authoritarian guerrillas.
Jun 27, 2011
As we walk on land ripe with eggplant and cucumbers, we can see the Israeli cities of Ashkelon and Sderot. The farm is so close to those communities that family members use an Israeli telecommunications company to get Internet access. But the family can’t export its crops.Since Hamas won Palestinian elections in Gaza in 2006, Israel has imposed an economic embargo, severely restricting imports and exports.
Jun 6, 2011
As Dr Mohammad Shafik stands in the chaotic emergency room of the Cairo hospital where he works, his biggest worry as patients are wheeled in is not about issues of medical care Mohammad Shafik stands in the chaotic emergency room of the Cairo hospital where he works, his biggest worry is not about medical care.
Apr 15, 2011
Last year Cuban President Raul Castro announced the biggest economic reforms since the 1959 revolution. Cubans are cautiously optimistic about the changes, but they’re also scared.