middle east http://kios.org en Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum http://kios.org/post/syria-discussions-violence-egypt-topics-uno-middle-east-forum <p>Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:12:45 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 37789 at http://kios.org Sen. Fischer travels to Middle East http://kios.org/post/sen-fischer-travels-middle-east <p>U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says members of the Armed Services Committee had “blunt, honest conversations” during a recent mission to the Middle East. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:19:36 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 32751 at http://kios.org Sen. Fischer travels to Middle East Former U.S. Ambassadors discuss Arab Spring, future of Middle East nations http://kios.org/post/former-us-ambassadors-discuss-arab-spring-future-middle-east-nations <p>Four former U.S. Ambassadors to the Middle East and North Africa say the signs of a revolution were in place before the Arab Spring began in 2010. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:16:22 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 28558 at http://kios.org Middle East Forum to focus on foreign policy, stability of governments http://kios.org/post/middle-east-forum-focus-foreign-policy-stability-governments <p>President Obama’s second term and foreign policy in the Middle East are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a forum Thursday in Omaha.</p><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:56:09 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 25768 at http://kios.org Middle East Forum to focus on foreign policy, stability of governments UNO forum looks at conflict in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy http://kios.org/post/uno-forum-looks-conflict-middle-east-us-foreign-policy <p>Recent events in Israel, Gaza, and Egypt are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a Middle East Forum this week in Omaha.</p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 22460 at http://kios.org Panel discussion focuses on Middle East violence, U.S. role in foreign policy http://kios.org/post/panel-discussion-focuses-middle-east-violence-us-role-foreign-policy <p>A forum Thursday at <a href="http://www.unomaha.edu">UNO</a> seeks to provide perspective on the causes of continuing violence in the Middle East. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:17:57 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 20973 at http://kios.org Sen. Nelson visits Egypt, Saudi Arabia http://kios.org/post/sen-nelson-visits-egypt-saudi-arabia <p>Nebraska&rsquo;s senior U.S. Senator says Saudi Arabian officials have expressed interest in forming a partnership to address violence in Syria.</p><p>The U.S. and several other nations expelled Syrian diplomats Tuesday following the killings of 108 people, including 49 children, in Syria on Friday. Senator Ben Nelson is in Saudi Arabia meeting with King Abdullah and business leaders there. Nelson says Saudi officials want to be part of a group of nations that addresses the ongoing violence in Syria.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 15:54:26 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 13649 at http://kios.org Sen. Nelson visits Egypt, Saudi Arabia One year later, a look back at the Arab Spring http://kios.org/post/one-year-later-look-back-arab-spring <p>A day-long workshop Sunday at <a href="http://www.unomaha.edu">UNO</a> focuses on events in the Middle East in the year since the so-called Arab Spring.</p><p>Arab Spring refers to the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and other Middle East nations. It led to the overthrow of longtime dictators, and transitions to new governments. Workshops at Sunday&rsquo;s conference will focus on Israel and Palestine, Iran, North Africa, and Egypt.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:27:31 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 11313 at http://kios.org