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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Within the Quota criticized the restrictive immigration laws passed by Congress after World War I. Now the Princeton University Ballet has brought the show back — with a few updates.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The conflict has created chronic mental pain in a country with few mental health specialists. Dr. Hassum Jefee-Bahloul, a Syrian psychiatrist who now lives in the U.S., has a plan to help.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Immigration and refugee advocates say the details of President Trump's executive order are still in flux. Some travelers have been barred from entering the U.S. Others are receiving exemptions.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Asia are a sought-after talent pool at Eli's Cheesecake in Chicago, where they manage the complex assembly line and rise through the ranks.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Iran is open for business again as ten years of punishing international sanctions are lifted.
President Hassan Rouhani declared the nuclear deal a "golden page" in Iran's history as he presented a new budget to parliament on Sunday. Economists call it the biggest windfall in history, with as much as ...
Thursday, December 31, 2015
The deal in Saudi Arabia has been no taxation and no representation. Bottom-of-the-barrel crude prices changed the first half of the equation this week, as officials cut utility and gas subsidies.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Saudi Arabia is taking a "soft power" jab at its regional rival Iran this week — a news website in Farsi, the language of Iran.
It launches Thursday and the Saudi government expects to eventually start a Farsi-language TV channel as well.
The step into soft power is new for ...
Monday, December 07, 2015
This week marks an historical election for Saudi Arabia. For the first time, women are allowed to both vote and run for office.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
How much does hope cost? For many Syrian families the price was counted in tens of thousands of dollars — which many were willing to pay for signs that a missing friend or relative was still alive in Syria's vast prison system.
A trove of pictures from a Syrian police ...
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
With the help of U.S. airstrikes, Kurds in Syria have taken ground from the self-declared Islamic State. But that could alienate Arab rebel groups — wary of the Kurds — who the U.S. needs to take on the extremists.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Saudi Muslims are turning the holy month of Ramadan into a display of consumerism and commerce. It is traditionally a month of fasting and prayer that began with the first Muslim community, Mecca.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
The off-Broadway production is the work of a Syrian playwright trying to sort out the fear and distrust that have torn his country apart. It's written for audiences who only know Syria from the news.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad granted a rare interview to the BBC. In it, he said the Syrian government has given the U.S. intelligence on airstrikes against the militants of the I...
Friday, December 05, 2014
The murder of a American teacher in a mall in Abu Dhabi on Monday has the wealthy — and foreigner-friendly — Arab emirate in shock.
Monday, December 01, 2014
A Syrian refugee who made a fortune in the tech industry now visits refugee children to tell them they shouldn't give up hope for a future.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Overnight air strikes in Syria mark a major expansion of the U.S.-led war on ISIS — one that's bound to be controversial in the Middle East.
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Islamic State recently launched an offensive that sent a wave of Kurdish refugees into Turkey from Syria. Deborah Amos reports from southern Turkey on the chaos on the border.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
It's hard to see crippling sanctions at a modern shopping mall in north Tehran — the shops are stocked, the cafes are full. The latest western electronics – even iPhones and iPads, are available for those who can afford it.
But talk to middle class Iranians and you hear dire ...