Kurdish forces in northern Iraq have been outgunned and in retreat from the Islamic State. But not for long, they say.
After 11 increasingly authoritarian years as prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running for president on Aug. 10. What happens next won’t surprise you.
As strikes resume, the battered Palestinians of the Strip don’t want Hamas to give up the fight.
Yemen's al Qaeda franchise isn't moving to create its own Islamic state quite yet. But the fact that it continues to thrive is ominous enough.
In the Cambodian province where Khmer Rouge leaders came to die, people aren’t celebrating a guilty verdict against two top regime officials. After all, they’re neighbors.
In the lands of the Old Testament, an endangered religious minority is being wiped out by the brutal Islamic State.
With a cease-fire holding, a battered Hamas now begins its battle with enemies within for control over the future of the Strip.
How Israel’s hawks intimidated and silenced the last remnants of the anti-war left.
With Gaza in flames, can Mahmoud Abbas keep a lid on a smoldering West Bank?
For three years, I was a reporter in Washington’s war-on-terror partner in the Arabian Peninsula. Now there’s not a single American journalist left.
Security is improving in the eastern part of the country -- so why are many refugees worse off than before?
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone's throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
Why do so many people in West Africa think the Ebola outbreak sweeping through the region is a hoax?
The Russian president isn't checkmated quite yet. But the downing of MH17 has left him with few good options.
During a lull in the fighting, Gaza’s residents returned to assess the damage and came away without hope.
As the conflict in Kachin state wages on, civilians remain caught in the crossfire.
Before ISIS stomped Mosul and turned Iraq upside down, it slowly crushed its enemies to death in Raqqa.
For every Central American migrant who makes it to the U.S. border, countless others are stuck in the purgatory of Mexico City on the long journey north.
Heavily armed conservationists are fighting to save the world’s remaining rhinos. A dispatch from the front lines of South Africa's poaching wars.
From flying corpses to Spanish air traffic controllers, Russian media are doing their best to muddy the waters around what happened to MH17.
Gaza's residents, under a constant barrage of Israeli bombs, are being told to evacuate to stay safe. If they could escape, they would.
Israel's late-night assault shows the past week's attempts at talks were a sham all along.
The man who helped convince the United States to invade Iraq has spent the last decade in the political wilderness. But now, with his country in chaos, he could be its next leader.
The DRC's most notorious outlaws may finally be ready to end their 20-year war of rape and plunder.
As Ukrainian troops advance on Donetsk, a hardcore separatist army gears up for war.