Middle East

FILE - Military personnel walk past the flags of Saudi Arabia and Sudan at Merowe Airport in Merowe, Northern State, Sudan, April 9, 2017.
Saudi Arabia will press Sudan's creditors to reach broad agreement to reduce African country's $50 billion-plus debt pile, says Saudi official who will be directly involved in debt-restructuring talks
Reuters logo
By Reuters
Sun, 05/16/2021 - 08:11 AM
Workers clear the rubble of a building that was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike on Saturday, that housed The Associated Press…
Strike is the deadliest in current round of fighting
VOA logo
Sun, 05/16/2021 - 05:39 AM
A demonstrator waves the flag of Palestine as police officers guard outside the Federal Building during a protest against…
Gatherings took place in cities including New York, Boston, Washington, Montreal and Dearborn, Michigan
AFP logo
By AFP
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 11:20 PM
Israeli soldiers walk next to tanks near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side
US president spoke Saturday with leaders from both sides of the ongoing violence 
VOA logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 09:11 PM
The building housing the offices of The Associated Press and other media in Gaza City collapses after it was hit by an Israeli…
AP journalist details the destruction of the building housing his offices
AP logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 08:18 PM
Protesters gather at Republique square during a banned protest in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, in Paris, Saturday…
Thousands march in Paris, London, Rome, Berlin and elsewhere
AFP logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 08:01 PM
President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 vaccination program, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 4,…
President also accents 'safety of journalists' after Israeli strike destroyed building housing premises of US-headquartered Associated Press in Gaza
AFP logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 05:58 PM
FILE - Cars pass by a speed limit sign displaying a "Thank you," on a street in Berlin, Germany, May 20, 2019.
Campaign to slow drivers in a bid to cut traffic deaths and injuries to be launched Monday
Lisa Schlein
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 11:03 AM
Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran's judiciary, leaves a news conference after registering his candidacy for the June 18 presidential elections, at the elections headquarters at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran, May 15, 2021.
June 18 election to determine a successor to President Hassan Rouhani is seen as a test for the country's clerical rulers; Rouhani is barred by term limits from running again
Reuters logo
By Reuters
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 06:38 AM
Israeli soldiers load ammunition onto an Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at a staging ground near the Israel-Gaza border,…
Several news outlets erroneously reported a ground offensive was under way
AP logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 04:07 AM
US Working Crisis Diplomacy as Violence Escalates Between Israel, Palestinians
00:02:47
The US is urgently working with Egypt, Jordan and others to end violent conflict between Israel and the militant group Hamas
Cindy Saine
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 12:24 AM
Smoke and flames rise during an Israeli air strike, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 14, 2021…
A look at the Gaza Strip and its place in the Middle East conflict
AP logo
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 05:12 PM
Palestinians gather at the site of destroyed houses in the aftermath of Israeli air and artillery strikes as cross-border…
Humanitarian officials continue assistance, but insecurity restricts essential deliveries, including COVID-19 response, according to UN
Lisa Schlein
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:54 AM
Ghassan Al-masri, 22, rests at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021, where he is receiving treatment for…
The impoverished health care system in the territory of more than 2 million people has always been vulnerable
AP logo
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 01:48 AM
Fire balls erupt at the Jala Tower as it is hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, May 15, 2021. The building housed a number of foreign media offices, including those of the Associated Press.
Associated Press says the ‘world will know less about’ escalating violence in Gaza because of attack on building
VOA logo
Thu, 05/13/2021 - 09:40 PM

Special Project

More Coverage