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Middle East Weekly podcast

Podcast: Hosni Mubarak freed from prison

Middle East Weekly’s 11th episode analyzes the release of Egypt’s ex-president, convicted for the killing of protesters in 2011’s uprising, and what this means for Egypt post-Arab Spring. We also...

The war on Syria’s hospitals

Embed from Getty Images In late September, the largest hospital on the rebel-held side of Aleppo was bombed by Syrian or Russian planes, taking it temporarily out of commission and...

Syria: Why the shooting never stops

Embed from Getty Images  Eighteen aid trucks were destroyed last week near Aleppo [Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images]   In Syria, a ceasefire negotiated by Russia and the United States quickly...

The Death of Hezbollah

Death of Hezbollah’s Military Commander Signifies a Disturbing Trend for the Shiite militia May 2016 came in with a bang; this time, the leadership of the Shiite militia Hezbollah is...