Analysis: Crackdown on radical Islamists tests Tunisia's stability
TUNIS - For the first time since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, relations between mainstream Islamists in government and radical Salafist Muslim activists have reached breaking point, sparking deadly clashes in two Tunisian cities.
IHT Special: Just in Time, a Lebanese Artist’s Work Is Shown at Tate Modern
Saloua Raouda Choucair’s first exhibition in Beirut in 1947 is thought to be the first-ever show of abstract art in the Arab world. Now, as she copes with Alzheimer’s, her works are on display in London.
Arabs Ask U.S. to Lead on Syria
The U.S.'s closest Arab allies are jointly pressing President Barack Obama to take the lead in bridging the Middle East's divisions over Syria.
Pentagon Plans for the Worst in Syria
The Pentagon is stepping up plans to deal with a dangerous regional spillover from Syria's possible collapse, drawing up proposals including a Jordanian buffer zone for refugees secured by Arab troops.
Israel says strikes in Syria target arms for Hezbollah
Israeli officials say the airstrikes' goal is not to weaken Syrian President Bashar Assad, but to prevent the transfer of weapons to the Lebanese militants. JERUSALEM — With three airstrikes against Syria since January, Israel has inserted itself forcefully into the "Arab Spring's" most intractable conflict, heightening fears that Syria's civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration.