November 8, 2011 The Kurdistan Workers' Party's separatist fight has claimed thousands of lives since 1984. NPR's Middle East editor and a listener differ over how to label the armed group. Where do you fall?
Pakistani NGO workers protest at a rally on World AIDS Day in Peshawar in 2006.
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August 19, 2011 HIV isn't openly discussed in Middle Eastern societies. New data give a much clearer picture of its prevalence and how governments do and don't respond. We speak with one researcher who explains the challenges of studying a topic taboo in the region.
May 18, 2011 During President Obama's Mideast policy speech Thursday, join NPR's Andy Carvin and Marc Lynch of FP.com's Mideast Channel for a Twitter chat on the speech, including a followup interview with deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes
May 17, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, President Obama's upcoming speech on the Middle East, and leak prosecutions. In the second hour, acting 'out of character'.
February 16, 2011 On today's Talk of the Nation, the 2012 budget attacked from both sides of the aisle, the directors of Restrepo, how the shooting in Tucson has changed the gun debate, and the challenges faced by Western women reporting in the Middle East.
A demonstrator throws a rock towards police during demonstrations in Tunis.
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January 18, 2011 Even though the act that set off the protests in Tunisia -- a young man's self-immolation -- has been repeated in Egypt and some other nations, this morning's conventional wisdom seems to be that other governments won't collapse.
January 12, 2011 Hezbollah ministers and their allies resigned over tensions stemming from a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Will sectarian violence follow?
Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Pope Benedict XVI in Edinburgh, Scotland, today.
September 16, 2010 The grassroots movement's successes in 2010 will have Republican presidential contenders vying for its support as they campaign for the party's nomination, 'Politico' reports.
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August 5, 2008 Rami Khouri pays a live, in-person visit to TOTN -- we're talking Middle East politics and baseball (almost as complicated).
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November 26, 2007 Annapolis, Md.: known for its history, waterfront, and peace conference?
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October 2, 2007 Many gay people in the Middle East must hide their sexuality... and fear for their lives.
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