Two children wounded in IOF incursion

Two children were wounded when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened artillery afire at the eastern areas of Gaza Strip at an early hour on Thursday, medical sources said.

Turkey’s Soft Power Successes

He says Turkey is well-poised to play a mediating role in various conflicts, with strong ties with different religious and ethnic groups where there are Turkish speakers.

An Illegal War is State-Terrorism

What aggression did Iraq commit against the US and the UK that could have justified the war? How did the people of Iraq ever cause any harm to the people

Chutzpah: Thy Name is Zionism

One might think that with over a million people dead and almost five million others displaced in Iraq—and not a weapon of mass destruction to be found—that Netanyahu might be

The New Deal in Reverse

On March 4, 1933, the day he took office, Franklin Roosevelt excoriated the “money changers” who “have fled from their high seats in the temples of our civilization [because...] they

The Good Old Days

United States President Barack Obama's decision to name Robert Ford as the new ambassador to Syria to fill a post that has been vacant since 2005 has been warmly received

The Useless Logic of Round Numbers

Did Gazans starve less after 100 days of Obama's presidency? Do Palestinians care much for round numbers? I doubt it. Nor do Iraqis, Afghanis, and, now, Yemenis. Misery is misery,

Suspicions Linger as Libya and US break the Ice

While the two countries have come a long way, hard work lies ahead if both Libya and the US are serious about final rapprochement. For Libya, it’s far more important

Turkey Is Moving Past the Past

Turkey’ impresses not only for its flourishing democracy and its growing regional leadership role. It is addressing tough historical issues: establishing relations with Armenia, the Kurds, and the Greek Cypriots,

Mideast Coverage at the New York Times

Palestinians working for the Western media do not have anywhere near the same standing, or influence, as Jewish-Israeli reporters in Jerusalem. The revelation that the son of Ethan Bronner, the