Middle East

The pontiff and Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence during their meeting in the holy city of Najaf.
Pope Francis brushed aside the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns to make his first-ever papal visit to the country.
Pope Francis will meet Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a prominent figure in Shiite Islam, to issue a joint call for peace.
The attack targeted the same base where Iran struck in January last year in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani.
HuffPost obtained a letter from key advocacy groups outlining additional steps against Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman and lawmakers are rolling out similar proposals.
People who convert to Judaism through the Reform and Conservative movements are Jewish, Israel's High Court of Justice has declared.
Visiting a country with a fragile health care system in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic is not a good idea, infectious disease experts said.
A report released by the Biden administration said Muhammad bin Salman had the journalist killed. But U.S. officials did not sanction the crown prince.
President Joe Biden published intelligence on the Washington Post journalist that Donald Trump hid for years despite a law requiring its release.
It's unclear if they talked about the journalist, who was killed in 2018. American intelligence reportedly concluded the Saudi crown prince was directly involved.