By Middle East Affairs Damascus, Aleppo and Homs saw explosions early Saturday as the United States, France and Britain carried out their first joint air strikes against Syria. The air strikes were in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack April 7 in the Eastern Ghouta city of Douma. Experts believe a "cocktail"
By Middle East Affairs Before he was shot and killed while covering protests on the Gaza-Israel border last week, a Palestinian journalist had been approved for a United States grant to support his new media company, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday. Yaser Murtaja, 30, cofounded the production company Palestinian Ain
After US President Donald Trump halted the nation's funding for an agency that aids Palestinian refugees, congressman are now urging him to reinstate the financial assistance, claiming it will affect basic necessities. The U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was formed in 1949 to aid the Palestinian refugees and their descendants