Middle East

Stories from the Middle East

The Constitution: A triumph of compromise

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By Mark Franke Compromise. This word wouldn’t score well on a favorability scale these days. People today, and not just politicians, seem to pride themselves...

Holcomb wants Afghans to “fall in love” with Indiana

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By Margaret Menge Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said recently that he wants to help Afghan refugees coming to southern Indiana to resettle in the state...

My Third Trip to Afghanistan: A Special Relationship

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By Craig Davis (This is the third of three columns by Jackson County native Craig Davis.) Watching the chaos unfolding at the Kabul airport on the...

My second trip to Afghanistan: the Osama bin Laden threat

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By Craig Davis (This is the second of three columns by Jackson County native Craig Davis about the times he has traveled to Afghanistan. The...

My first trip to Afghanistan: induction

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By Craig Davis (This is the first of three columns by Jackson County native Craig Davis. The second will publish Friday on The Tribune Opinion...

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

Search continues off Greek island for missing migrants

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ATHENS, Greece — A search and rescue operation continued Friday off the coast of the Greek island of Crete for several people believed missing...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

UN rights body names panel to probe Israel, Palestinians

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GENEVA — The U.N.’s former top human rights official will be part of a new permanent panel investigating abuses in Israel, Gaza and the...