Despite huge protests, Israel's new far-right government is doubling down on its first major initiative: to weaken the judiciary. Hungary and Poland's far-right did the same when they entered office.
In the wake of recent violence, members of Israel's right wing are calling for tougher action against Palestinians — which could just harden the attitudes of Palestinians bearing the brunt.
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Israeli filmmaker Eran Kolirin and Palestinian actor Alex Bakri about the film 'Let it Be Morning'.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell's speech to the United Nations Security Council in February 2003 came to define and undermine the Iraq War.
A 42-year-old Pakistani man who spent nearly half his life in U.S. custody has been released from Guantánamo and resettled in Belize after suing the Biden administration for unlawful imprisonment.
The South African-based scientist who co-discovered the omicron variant of COVID-19 makes an intriguing argument.
Some flights at Beirut's international airport are being affected by huge flocks of birds attracted to nearby trash or stray bullets from nearby suburbs - what some say signal the country's problems.
The U.S. secretary of state calls for calm on a trip to Jerusalem, which is seeing an escalation in Israeli-Palestinian violence.
The State Department has announced Israeli tourists may qualify for visa-free travel to the U.S., but only if Israel stops discriminating against Arab Americans.