The Middle East

  1. 15-Year-Old Girl Burned Alive by Father for Meeting Her Groom Before the Wedding

    Her father burned her alive for allegedly meeting her fiance before their arranged marriage.

    October 24, 2013
  2. Obama Speaks to the American People About Syria [VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT]

    The president made his case for military action and urged Americans to watch the horrific footage of Assad’s gas attack.

    September 10, 2013
  3. Russia Deploys Warships to Syria; Britain Sends More Jets to Cyprus

    Allied and opposition forces position themselves in the region surrounding Syria, preparing for a conflict.

    August 29, 2013
  4. How Our War in Afghanistan Affected the Opium Industry [EXCLUSIVE INFOGRAPHIC]

    A new study has discovered that 75% of the worlds heroin comes from Afghanistan, and what the U.S. has done to the opium industry. See the infographic here!

    August 23, 2013
  5. Drone Strike Kills 4 in Yemen, U.S. Embassy Ordered to Evacuate

    A U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaeda militants in Yemen on Tuesday as the State Department ordered all Americans in the U.S. Embassy there to leave the country.

    August 6, 2013
  6. Surgically Implanted Bombs Are Concern in Current Terror Threat

    The terrorist threat that caused the U.S. and several other countries to close down their Middle Eastern embassies may be due to surgically implanted bombs.

    August 5, 2013
  7. ‘Al-Qaeda-Related Threat’ Forces Closure of U.S. Embassies

    The State Department issued a statement today that an unspecified number of U.S. embassies will be closed Sunday, August 4, amid security concerns.

    August 1, 2013
  8. Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Begin Today: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

    Under Secretary of State John Kerry, the United States will host renewed peace talks between Israel and Palestine to determine the “final status” of territory.

    July 29, 2013
  9. Reza Aslan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    After a viral interview left Fox News’ Lauren Green embarrassed, here’s what you need to know about Reza Aslan — the Muslim author of a book about Jesus.

    July 29, 2013
  10. Al-Qaeda’s No.2 Killed in Yemen: 5 Facts You Need to Know

    Top al-Qaeda leader, Saeed al-Shihri has been confirmed dead. Al-Shihri was considered the #2 ranking member of the al Qaeda In the Arabian Peninsula organization.

    July 17, 2013
  11. Tick-Tock: Egypt’s Army Issues Ultimatum to President Morsi

    Egypt’s army has issued an ultimatum to President Mohamed Morsi as protests and chaos engulf the country.

    July 2, 2013
  12. Will Egypt’s Protest Evolve into a Civil War?

    Violence, protests and confrontations are fueling fears of a potential civil war.

    June 30, 2013
  13. Rami Hamdallah, Palestinian PM, Resigns After 18 Days on the Job

    Rami Hamdallah, a Academic trained in England in Linguistics, served only 18 days as Prime Minister before resigning. He is the second PM to resign this year.

    June 20, 2013
  14. Hassan Rouhani: Iran’s Future: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani has been elected the president of Iran. What might this spell for the future of Iran?

    June 15, 2013
  15. U.S Drone Strike Kills 7 Pakistan Militants

    U.S drones strike Taliban militants and angers Pakistan’s government

    June 7, 2013