The White House condemned the Islamic Republic for rocket attacks on U.S. facilities in Baghdad and Basra. Such attacks have been common—but it’s not always clear who exactly is driving them.
An American soldier killed in Afghanistan this summer wasn’t yet 3 when the war began. Seventeen years after 9/11, America still seems determined to keep fighting.
The administration has closed the PLO office in Washington, citing a lack of progress in the peace process.
The Sweden Democrats have been growing for years, and are likely to be among the largest parties in parliament after Sunday’s election.
As Bashar al-Assad and Russia prepare to assault Idlib, there are up to 3 million people with nowhere to go.
“For many Afghans, the word ‘Haqqani’ invokes fear and horror.”
The Trump administration’s reported plan to redefine who it considers a Palestinian refugee may further decrease its influence in the peace process.
“You can say that almost all of Iraq has been liberated from ISIS during the day, but you can’t say that at night.”
“I was lucky, I was only raped by three men,” one survivor of the violence told investigators.
The president’s announcement that he was “terminating” a free-trade agreement means less than he said.
Russia is involved in many of the world’s greatest crises—but there are signs public support for overseas ventures is waning.
It's not clear Angela Merkel agrees—but she’s also worried about America.
The Trump administration has ended a civilian-aid program in the country, but the cost of the counter-ISIS fight far outweighs those savings.
The former UN secretary-general became a proponent of diplomatic interventions to alleviate human suffering. Annan died Saturday at the age of 80.
The State Department’s Iran Action Group will mostly focus on “nukes, terrorism, and the detention of American citizens.”
Nearly a year since the Trump administration rolled out its South Asia strategy, carnage in Afghanistan continues even as negotiations for peace inch ahead.
The central bank took steps to halt the slide of the currency—but stayed mum about raising interest rates.
U.S. tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum caused the lira to slide. But ties between Washington and Ankara have been strained for a while.
“I think people are feeling severely depressed by the situation.”
Most capital crimes in Saudi Arabia are punished through beheadings—but this week officials beheaded and then displayed the body of a convicted criminal.