Middle East

Mohamed Amashah, 24, was arrested after standing alone in Cairo’s Tahrir Square with a sign that read: “Freedom for all the political prisoners.”
At least 10 doctors and six journalists have been arrested since the virus first hit Egypt in February, according to rights groups.
Iranian officials had downplayed the fire, which could set back the country's development of advanced centrifuge models.
The Natanz nuclear site is one of the most-tightly guarded sites in all of Iran.
Tehran accuses Trump and 35 others of involvement in the January drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad.
From the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to their nemesis Iran, foreign powers made Yemen especially vulnerable to COVID-19 — and aren't helping enough.
After five years of war, Yemen’s poor health care infrastructure is unprepared to battle the pandemic.
Muslims hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the hajj will have to wait until next year due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Ivanka Trump’s old emails are resurfacing again with the upcoming release of John Bolton’s tell-all book.
A last-minute effort to quash a challenge from Bronx principal Jamaal Bowman tests Israel hawks' reach in increasingly progressive enclaves.