U.S., Iran Working Hard To Convince Skeptics On Nuclear Deal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247915988/247915947" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Islamic Extremists Alter Dynamics In Syria's War Civil

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247765513/247765863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Blogger Arrested For Inciting A Protest In Egypt

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247765511/247765866" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Secret Talks Pave Way For Interim Iranian Nuclear Deal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247635920/247636129" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Syria's Civil War Raised Stakes For Radio Host

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247635910/247635895" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Egyptians Hit Streets, Defying Protest Ban

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247558098/247564173" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Democratic Senator Pushes For More Sanctions Against Iran, Not Fewer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247558065/247558067" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Iranian Expats: Iranian State 'Not A Monolith'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247516337/247516339" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

John Brown, the head of Zion Oil & Gas, believes the Bible will help him find oil in Israel. The company, which is listed on Nasdaq, has so far spent $130 million and drilled four dry holes. Brown is shown here at one of the company's drilling rigs in Israel. Courtesy of Zion Oil hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Zion Oil

Drilling For Oil, Based On The Bible: Do Oil And Religion Mix?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247465505/247468827" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Givot Olam CEO Tovia Luskin expects to drill 40 wells and build a pipeline to a refinery on the coast. The company already has "proven and probable" reserves of 12.5 million barrels of oil. Luskin chose where to drill based on a passage from the Bible. Emily Harris/ NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Emily Harris/ NPR

Israel Dreams Of A Future As An Oil Producer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247340639/247468826" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Meet The 'Arabs Got Talent' Star Who Doesn't Speak Arabic

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247392871/247374616" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sen. Chambliss: Why Reduce Iran Sanctions When They're Working?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247392821/247397340" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Iran Nuclear Deal Will Allow 'Unprecedented' Inspection

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/247392808/247392810" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript