The United States has, over the years, weakened several important norms and signals that may have discouraged the violent actions of the Saudi government.
The Saudi journalist is presumed dead by many, though the evidence isn't conclusive.
Despite the ongoing ascension of non-state armed groups in the Middle East, the U.S. military seems to be pivoting to a power competition against Russia and China.
Voters mostly stayed home for the country's first elections in nearly a decade, and in the end, the same families remained in power.
In the West Bank, complications continue to fracture an already maligned health-care system.
In Israel, many African asylum-seekers find themselves in a country that refuses to offer them a home.
Breaking down the reasons why the country's recent uprising will have longer lasting effects than the demonstrations of 2009.
Migrants from across Asia and Africa are crossing oceans to travel perilous routes in Latin America toward the U.S. and Canada.
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces on December 11th, 2017, near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City.
According to its donation book, Kushner's company charity has given thousands of dollars to fund groups constructing controversial settlements in the West Bank.
Analysts around the globe caution such a move would put any peace talks between Israel and Palestine at risk.