NPR : Middle East (14)

Amnesty International: Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses

European governments aiming to stem an exodus of refugees from Libya have been knowingly complicit in the abuse of would-be migrants held in detention centers there, says to Amnesty International.

Amnesty International: Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses

The rights group to stop illegal migration, EU governments work with Libyan authorities who they know hand over refugees to criminal gangs and militias.

The View From Saudi Arabia On Trump's Jerusalem Policy

Saudi Arabia called President Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital "unjustified and irresponsible."

To Some Zionist Christians And Jews, The Bible Says Jerusalem Is Israel's Capital

According to some pro-Israeli Christians and Jews, God wants Jerusalem to be the capital of a Jewish state. That argument, however, is not universally accepted among those faith groups.

Clashes, Airstrikes Follow Jerusalem Policy Change

We have the latest from Jerusalem following the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

Protests In West Bank And Gaza Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision

As the weekend begins in Jerusalem, the region is bracing for protests in reaction to President Trump's change in U.S. policy.

U.S. Decision On Jerusalem Sparks Anger And Concern

Although the move has been welcomed by Israel, many key players in the Middle East have cautioned that it is likely to spark violence and derail peace efforts.

How Bad Are Things In Yemen? We Asked An Aid Worker Holed Up In A Basement

An official with the international aid group CARE talks about the ongoing humanitarian disaster — and what to expect in the months ahead.

White House Delays Possible Move Of Embassy In Israel To Jerusalem

President Trump will make a decision "in coming days" on whether to sign another six-month waiver to a U.S. law ordering the embassy to be relocated from Tel Aviv.

The Complexities Surrounding Israel's Capital

As the Trump administration prepares to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Mideast scholar Aaron David Miller the likely effects of such a move.

UNICEF Says Malnutrition In Parts Of Syria Reach Record Levels

UNICEF's Juliette Touma joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about alarming reports of malnutrition in Syria.

Trump To Decide On U.S. Embassy Location In Israel

Israelis and Palestinians are waiting to see if President Trump will declare next week that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, which would change U.S. policy.

Strong Quake Strikes Southeastern Iran

At least 42 people were injured and several homes destroyed from the magnitude 6.0 temblor that struck northeast of the city of Kerman.

Strong Quake Strikes Southeastern Iran

There were no immediate reports of casualties from the magnitude 6.0 temblor that struck northeast of the city of Kerman, but an official said there had been "destruction in several villages."