How did Turkey become the world's leading jailer of journalists?
In an exclusive conversation with Khaled Meshaal, the Hamas chief talks about how Assad should have listened to his advice, and why he’s not “bloodthirsty” or “against” Jews.
When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.
Will embracing the Kurds make Turkey's prime minister the country's most influential figure since Ataturk?
What we know about the Syrian rebel commander captured on video ripping out and eating the heart of a pro-Assad fighter.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
As pressure builds for a military option in Syria, can the White House afford to keep quiet?
Should we arm the Syrian rebels? America's attempts to do so in the past hold a few answers.
Photos of the Syrian cultural heritage sites now being used as battlefields and sniper hideouts.
As the conflict rages in Syria, it's a bull market for antiquities dealers and thieves.
Hopes for peaceful change have been replaced by sectarian animosity and unending bloodshed.
In Syria's implosion, Secretary of State John Kerry already faces a defining task. How hard is he prepared to push against Obama's weary realism?
When the sons of Yemen's most powerful tribal leaders tie the knot, it's not only a marriage -- it's a chance for a show of strength that nobody in Sanaa can ignore.
Images of life inside the walls of Lebanon's infamous Roumieh prison.
As Syria implodes, the United States and its allies need to help Jordan help itself.
An exclusive look inside the mysterious death and life of the world's most dangerous terrorist not named Osama bin Laden.
A brief history of the Middle East, as told through facial hair.
How the Syrian dictator’s cynical and clever chemical weapons strategy outfoxed Obama.
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks he can singlehandedly solve the world's most intractable problems. But will President Obama even let him try?
Alleged chemical weapons use by Syria is pushing the United States into doing something. But Russia, China, and Iran might have something to say about that.