Middle East

Articles about the Middle East

Overlooked Yemen Conflict Claims More Lives

Even though it hasn’t grabbed the attention of the mainstream media, the catastrophic US-backed, Saudi-led campaign against the militant groups in Yemen has been one of the most brutal in recent memory,…

In Turkey, Enterprising Religion Conflicts with a Dictator

With irresolute estimations ranging from 400,000 to 6,000,000 service-oriented members in Turkey and abroad beginning from the late 1960s, the Gülen movement (known as Hizmet or “service” in Turkish) has been a…

Ramadan Attacks on Cricket Match Kill 8 in Afghanistan

Two days ago, three explosions rocked the Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing eight and injuring 55 at a nighttime cricket match. The blasts were timed in two waves, with the first detonating…

The Dictatorship We Aren’t Talking About

A dictatorship in Turkey has slowly been building over the past ten years. The American media has largely ignored this, reporting only on Turkey’s flashier stories such as the 2016 attempted coup.…