Middle East
  • The bilateral relationship sours shortly after Ankara gave permission for U.S. airstrikes out of Turkey.Middle East,Patriot missile batteries,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Syria,Turkey,United States,Michael Lerner

    NATO Patriot missile systems from Spain are seen after being installed in Adana, Turkey, on January 26, 2015. Getty Images
  • Rubbish piled up on the street in the Lebanese capital Beirut on July 27, 2015. JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images

    Beirut’s landfill was shut down, but no new dump sites have been agreed on, resulting in crisis.Middle East,Beirut,Lebanon,Sukleen,Waste management,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 29, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT
  • Armenian police use water cannons on protesters in Yerevan, Armenia, June 23, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    An electricity price increase sparks protests that could turn against the Russian-allied government.Europe,Middle East,Armenia,electricity,Protests,Russia,Vladimir Putin,Yerevan,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 24, 2015, 3:58 PM EDT
  • Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi gestures from the defendants cage as he attends his trial at the police academy on the outskirts of the capital Cairo on June 2, 2015.

    Ex-president and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders sentenced on charges related to 2011 jail break.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 16, 2015, 8:12 AM EDT
  • French President Hollande talks with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh al-Thani in Doha, 5/4/15. CHRISTOPHE ENA/AFP/Getty Images

    Qatar is raising its international profile in military modernization and tackling climate change.Middle East,LNG,natural gas,Qatar,Qatar Science & Technology Park,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 04, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) in the Oval Office of the White House October 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

    White House pessimistic on two-state solution after Israeli premier vowed to oppose a Palestinian state.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 25, 2015, 2:15 AM EDT
  • Colonels of the Azerbaijani and Turkish Air Forces during a joint exercise in Konya, Turkey on March 3, 2015. Getty Images

    The two countries closely cooperate on military and energy matters, despite the nuisance of terrorism.Middle East,Armenia,Azerbaijan,Azerbaijan Airlines,Pegasus Airlines,PKK,South Caucasus pipeline,terrorism,Turkey,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 27, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT