Larry Kaplow

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Here's what is driving the latest spiral of Israeli-Palestinian violence

Saturday, January 28, 2023

A 10-month military crackdown, a half-century occupation, increasing Palestinian militancy and a far-right Israeli government could impact the chances for more violence.


Iran allows ailing American Baquer Namazi to leave the country for treatment

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

The former U.N. official had been arrested after going to Iran to try to free his son - who remains held there.


Biden's Middle East trip aims to shore up a relatively calm moment in the region

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

In his visits to Israel and Saudi Arabia this week, President Biden will aim to keep the oil flowing and lock in progress on the Middle East's simmering conflicts.


Much has changed for the Iran nuclear deal. These are 4 things to know as talks resume

Sunday, November 28, 2021

The deal provided Iran sanctions relief for limits on its nuclear program. But now there's new Iranian leadership and more uranium in their stockpile than when Trump abandoned the agreement.


Iraqi protesters helped spur new elections. But many doubt their votes will matter

Friday, October 08, 2021

The current parties in power — many backed by militias involved in deadly attacks on protesters — are poised to dominate parliamentary elections scheduled to take place Sunday. Here's what to know.


Reviving The Iran Nuclear Deal: Here's What It Involves And Why It's Hard

Monday, April 05, 2021

Before the U.S. pulled out, the deal gave Iran money and gave the world assurances that Iran wasn't trying to build nuclear weapons.


Longtime Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat Dies Of Complications From COVID-19

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Often the voice of the Palestinians in peace talks with Israel, Erekat's pursuit of peace through negotiation never prevailed. He was 65.


Beirut Explosion Looks Like An Accident — And A Sign Of The Country's Collapse

Friday, August 07, 2020

Tuesday's blast came against a backdrop of ongoing, unaddressed government dysfunction. Some of the country's chronic problems may help explain how 2,750 tons of explosives were neglected at the port.


Israel's 'Groundhog Day': Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat

Sunday, March 01, 2020

After two failed tries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to win reelection on Monday. But don't be surprised if there's another inconclusive result.


Why The U.S. Embassy In Iraq Became A Target Of Anger Again

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Demonstrators threw stones and were met with tear gas during a second day of protests. Here are some of the keys to understanding what happened.


White House Adviser: On Mideast Peace Plan, 'We Are Aiming For The Home Run'

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

"We are aiming for a comprehensive solution," Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt tells NPR. "We're prepared to weather criticism from all sides."


What To Know About The Sudden Talk Of War With Iran

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The White House has talked as if conflict with Iran could soon erupt. U.S. officials said Wednesday another 5,000 military personnel might go to the region. Here's a look at the talk and the risks.


Analysis: Does Netanyahu's Win Maintain Status Quo Or Push Israel Further Right?

Friday, April 12, 2019

The Israeli prime minister's fourth consecutive term — fifth total — comes as he flirts with lightning-rod issues and hard-right and religious factions.


Here's What To Know About Israel's Upcoming Elections

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Israelis go to the polls this Tuesday, April 9. A win by Netanyahu could make him the country's longest-serving prime minister — and take Israel further to the right.


Analysis: The End Of The 'Caliphate' Doesn't Mean The End Of ISIS

Friday, March 22, 2019

U.S.-backed forces in Syria and the White House say that ISIS' territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria. Even so, its threats remain.


U.S. Is About To Reinstate Iran Sanctions. Here's What That Means

Friday, November 02, 2018

Come Monday, the Trump administration plans to restore the full measure of sanctions that were lifted with the Iran nuclear deal. You probably have questions about the situation. We have answers.


Children Again Pay The Price in Yemen's War As Focus Shifts To Accountability

Friday, August 24, 2018

The United Nations says 22 children were killed in an airstrike and puts the blame on the Saudi-led forces intervening in the civil war.


What's The Deal With The Deepening Dispute Between U.S. And Turkey?

Monday, August 13, 2018

With the tariffs, sanctions and insults, these longtime allies are looking like anything but. As the Turkish lira falls, you may wonder what's going on here — and why it matters. We have answers.


Understanding The Map Of Jerusalem, Or Trying To

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The move on Monday of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem endorses Israel's view of the city — where it has reshaped the map to solidify its hold.


What You Need To Know About The Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, May 07, 2018

Ahead of President Trump's announcement, here's a look at what the sanctions do, what a U.S. pullout would mean, and possible reaction in Iran and around the world.