Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter

A massive US weapons deal with Israel means more weapons for its Arab neighbors, too


The US has approved the biggest arms deal in history: a $38 billion agreement to supply Israel with jets, bombs, missiles and military support for the next 10 years. And now that the paper is signed, look for arms deals with Israel’s Arab neighbors to proceed.

A girl and her brother shelter in a cave during an air raid in the Nuba mountains of Sudan in 2012.

Doctors become targets in Sudan’s forgotten wars

Relatives of the Jordanian pilot who was captured by ISIS forces in Syria congregate in front of his family's home in the Jordanian city of Karak on December 24, 2014.

Jordanians worry about the fate of their pilot captured by ISIS