Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:00 -0500He landed in Chicago for a graduation celebration trip after President Trump's travel ban took effect on citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. He was held overnight in a cell and then sent back.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:02:00 -0500At least 34 of the dead reportedly were civilians. The blast happened just north of al-Bab, at a checkpoint crowded with people who had fled the fighting and were preparing to return to their homes.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500Activists say more than 300,000 people have been detained over the course of Syria's civil war. A Syrian lawyer is trying to get the plight of detainees on the agenda at peace talks.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500Sergei Shoigu praised Russia's military prowess in Syria, noting that of 162 weapons tested, 10 performed below expectations. Human rights groups say Russia's campaign has come at a horrific cost.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500A Jordanian man was one of scores who lawyers say was coerced into giving up his visa at a U.S. airport during the first days of President Trump's travel restrictions. He's back in Amman.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500Three of the five films in the documentary short category show Syrians affected by the years-long conflict, including a group of civilian rescue volunteers, fleeing refugees and a resettled family.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:52:00 -0500John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, went to Syria last week to discuss the campaign for defeating militants from the Islamic State.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:02:00 -0500Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0500There's a country music band based in Istanbul with Syrians and Americans. Their latest tune is about President Trump's immigration order.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:20 -0500Widely considered the national dish, no one knows quite where it came from. But you can find this flavorful carb-packed treat anywhere from mama's kitchen to food carts and elaborate eateries.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:01:00 -0500The Trump administration is considering listing the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. It's banned in some countries but considered a mainstream political group elsewhere in the Mideast.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:32:00 -0500Sgt. Elor Azaria's defense team says they'll appeal the decision. Tuesday's sentencing hearing drew demonstrators who support Azaria.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500Palestinians at a West Bank university say they fear the idea of a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel is dead after President Trump's meeting with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:52:00 -0500The president's eldest sons will cut the ribbon on a new Trump golf course in Dubai this weekend. The Trump family stands to profit, while U.S. taxpayers pick up the tab for Secret Service protection.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:55 -0500The sounds of kids in regular schools can be heard again in the eastern side of the Iraqi city of Mosul. ISIS was forced out the area Iraqi forces a couple months ago.