Edition:
United States

Alistair Lyon

Yemen war generates widespread suffering, but few refugees

Mar 09 2016

Amid Yemen's misery, two young women living in the war-damaged cities of Aden and Sanaa know they are among the relatively fortunate. They are not starving, their homes have not been destroyed and they have survived bombs and bullets unscathed.

Despite Iraq's troubles, archaeologists are back

Feb 18 2014

UR, Iraq Ur's palaces and temples lie in ruins, but its hulking Ziggurat still dominates the desert flatlands of what is now southern Iraq, as it has for millennia.

Despite Iraq's troubles, archaeologists are back

Feb 18 2014

UR, Iraq Ur's palaces and temples lie in ruins, but its hulking Ziggurat still dominates the desert flatlands of what is now southern Iraq, as it has for millennia.

Despite Iraq's troubles, archaeologists are back

Feb 18 2014

UR, Iraq Ur's palaces and temples lie in ruins, but its hulking Ziggurat still dominates the desert flatlands of what is now southern Iraq, as it has for millennia.

Iraq needs Kurdish oil income to avert budget collapse -lawmaker

Jan 19 2014

BAGHDAD, Jan 19 Iraq cannot finance its projected 2014 budget deficit unless the northern Kurdistan region pays its oil export revenue into the national treasury - or loses its share of state spending, a senior lawmaker said on Sunday.

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support

Jan 15 2014

BAGHDAD Bomb attacks and shootings killed at least 75 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police and hospital sources said, making it one of the bloodiest days in months.

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support

Jan 15 2014

BAGHDAD Bomb attacks and shootings killed at least 75 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police and hospital sources said, making it one of the bloodiest days in months.

Violence kills 75 in Iraq, PM seeks world's support

Jan 15 2014

BAGHDAD Bomb attacks and shootings killed at least 75 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police and hospital sources said, making it one of the bloodiest days in months.

Insight: Maliki consolidates power, fails to reconcile Iraqis

Jan 15 2014

BAGHDAD/DUBAI Nuri al-Maliki's political skills have kept him at the pinnacle of power in Iraq since 2006, but the Shi'ite Muslim leader has yet to heal the wounds of a country traumatized by tyranny, occupation and communal strife.

Insight - Maliki consolidates power, fails to reconcile Iraqis

Jan 15 2014

BAGHDAD/DUBAI Nuri al-Maliki's political skills have kept him at the pinnacle of power in Iraq since 2006, but the Shi'ite Muslim leader has yet to heal the wounds of a country traumatised by tyranny, occupation and communal strife.

World News