Middle East

A second strike, targeting a telecommunications building, killed at least three children and knocked the internet offline.
The preliminary results raised questions about Israel’s decision to offer a second booster shot — and fourth overall — to its over-60 population.
The State Department says it supports an investigation into the death of 80-year-old Omar Asaad, who was arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.
The accommodations renew fears that the journalist's murderers will never be held accountable for the horrific crime.
The Roman ship is believed to have originally hailed from Italy, based on the style of some of the artifacts.
Among his ramblings was the claim that Jewish Americans "don't care about Israel" and Jewish people used to have "absolute power over Congress."
"I liked Bibi. ... But I also like loyalty. ... Bibi could have stayed quiet. He has made a terrible mistake," Trump said, according to an Israeli author's account in Axios.
This year, authorities discovered dozens of breeders had injected camels’ heads and lips with Botox to make them bigger.
Lawmakers rejected a proposal 30-67 from Sens. Rand Paul, Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee to block the $650 million weapons transfer to the kingdom.
Khalid Aedh Al-Otaibi was arrested at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Tuesday while attempting to fly to Saudi Arabia’s capital.
Bieber’s model wife, Hailey Baldwin Bieber, posted a supportive video on Instagram of him on stage, with the words: “Go Baby.”
Bowman, a New York Democrat, met with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in November. The visit angered members of the DSA political group.
Sens. Rand Paul, Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee are forcing a vote early next week on legislation to block a $650 million missile sale to the repressive regime.
Idan Roll, the new deputy foreign minister, described outreach efforts to HuffPost. But Israel's foreign policy and human rights records remain controversial.
Federal agents say hackers pretended to be Proud Boys in messages to Republican lawmakers and targeted Democratic voters with threats.
Jared Kushner reportedly blew off a desperate plea to intervene with Donald Trump to stop him from trying to steal the presidential election, saying he was too busy working on “Middle East peace.”
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) told HuffPost of a plan to block the missile sale. Other top Democrats are pressuring Biden to end the brutal intervention in Yemen.
Biden pledged to root his foreign policy in values like human rights, but didn't apply that standard to the long and morally dubious U.S.–Saudi relationship.
The Iraqi government says Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has survived an assassination attempt with an armed drone and is unharmed.
A Jordanian prince who was put under house arrest by his half-brother, King Abdullah II, in the spring is still not free, his mother alleged.