Middle East
  • 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
  • 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
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    President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has a unique solution for concerned citizens: Email me, he says.Middle East,Abdel Fattah el-Sisi,Arab world,Egypt,Hosni Mubarak,Mohammed Morsi,Muslim Brotherhood,Erin Wright

    Published Date : Jun 11, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT
  • Workers of the Fiat factory gather next to the factory during a strike in Bursa, May 20, 2015. OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

    The government is mediating negotiations to end the strike before too much economic and reputational damage is done.Middle East,AKP party,Ali Babacan,autoworkers,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,strike,Türk Metal,Turkey,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 21, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT