The Syrian regime is blocking delivery of vital food, medical, and humanitarian aid. And with winter coming, thousands of lives hang in the balance.
Can America really win the battle against Islamic extremism?
Want to topple an autocrat? Street demonstrations are just one tool among many.
When Iran starts to look competent and responsible, you know you've got a problem.
A 1983 terror attack caught the U.S. with its eyes closed. It swore to keep watching and watching and watching.
Why won't Israel's Holocaust memorial recognize the righteous Arabs that saved Jews from the Nazis?
Polio is back from the brink of extinction -- ravaging the battlefields of Syria and spreading across the Middle East.
Middle Eastern dictators love to use their "enlightened" treatment of women to justify their rule. They shouldn't get away with it.
Why the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are increasingly at odds.
Baghdad could be the key to unlocking the region's worst conflicts -- if only it could get its own house in order.
In Syria's little town that could, the death and resurrection of the witty, profane campaign to show the world the tragedy of civil war.
Forty years after the Arab oil embargo, new technologies are dramatically reshaping the geopolitics of the Middle East.
Meet the two innocent Canadians beaten up and left to rot for months in Cairo's most notorious prison.
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?
The Algerian government has a long track record of subduing protest movements. Is it about to meet its match?
By ship across the Red Sea or by camel caravan across the desert, incredible turn-of-the-century images of the world's greatest pilgrimage.
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
Can Islamic jihadists win hearts and minds in the war against Assad?
The Syrian rebellion is turning hard-line Islamist, squeezing out Christians, Alawites, and Kurds who also hate Assad.
Can anyone stop the radicalization of Syrian rebels?
For 50 years, Mahmoud Labib has cut the hair of Egypt's rulers, from Sadat to Mubarak.
Meet Abu Omar: Al Qaeda busted him out of Abu Ghraib. Now he has gone to fight in Syria.
The United Nations wants us to make life better for girls. It's a worthy aim. But what does that mean in practice?