Middle East
  • 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

    Colonels of the Azerbaijani and Turkish Air Forces during a joint exercise in Konya, Turkey on March 3, 2015. Getty Images
  • NATO Patriot missile systems from Spain are seen after being installed in Adana, Turkey, on January 26, 2015. Getty Images

    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

    Published Date : Aug 18, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT
  • 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