Middle East

Shimon Dotan’s documentary “The Settlers” traces the history of Jewish inhabitants of the West Bank, after 1967. (Courtesy photo)

‘Settlers’ an enlightening look at West Bank woes

Israeli settlements in the West Bank have been a troublesome issue for…

 

Uber said Wednesday that it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi investment fund

Uber said Wednesday it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi…

 

In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right meets with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, left, at the office of the Presidency in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)

Sen. Graham to Arab world: US hasn’t changed despite Trump

CAIRO — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham sought to reassure the Arab world…

 

Tents of refugees and migrants stand next to a refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)

Turkey demands more money to help EU tackle migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders tussled with Turkey over how to control…

Tents of refugees and migrants stand next to a refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)
Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, U.S. Secretary of State Ash Carter said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

MIAMI — Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay,…

Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, U.S. Secretary of State Ash Carter said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin, speaks at the Pentagon on Monday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama vows to hit IS harder, says commandos now in Syria

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led…

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin, speaks at the Pentagon on Monday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Defense secretary says US is retooling fight against IS

WASHINGTON — Signaling a possible escalation of U.S. military action in the…

Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Croatia puts army on alert as it reels from migrant influx

BATINA, Croatia — Croatian leaders asked the army to be on alert…

People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary’s new border for migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary — Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to…

Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)

Migrants finding little sympathy in Hungary for their plight

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A makeshift camp of thousands from the Middle East,…

A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)
People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)

UN warns Hungary it faces a wave of 42,000 more migrants

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Leaders of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday…

People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)
In this Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Syrian refugees cross into Hungary underneath the border fence on the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary.  (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky, File)

Migrants flow west on Hungarian trains; 13,000 reach Austria

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary — Hungarian police stood by as thousands of migrants hopped…

In this Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Syrian refugees cross into Hungary underneath the border fence on the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary.  (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky, File)
Brazilian newspaper covers show the photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach, at a news stand in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world

The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach…

Brazilian newspaper covers show the photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach, at a news stand in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMembers of San Mateo County's Terrorism Counter-Assault Team are among U.S. officers who are competing in the sixth annual Warrior Competition in Amman

San Mateo County counterterrorism officers compete in skills challenge in Middle East

Several elite anti-terror officers from San Mateo County have traveled to the…

Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMembers of San Mateo County's Terrorism Counter-Assault Team are among U.S. officers who are competing in the sixth annual Warrior Competition in Amman

The Monster in Syria

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Morning Examiner: Did Daniels support the mandate?

Middle East: Mitt Romney was the only big-name White House hopeful to…

Dictators’ days are very likely numbered, including Gadhafi’s

The waves of public protest and revolt in the Middle East and…

Reagan on Poland should be Obama's template for U.S. role in Middle East uprisings

President Obama made much recently of having read President Reagan’s biography. Lets…

The Sands of Mubarak

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