As the gerontocratic rulers of the House of Saud plot to appoint successors, the inside fight to lead the kingdom is heating up.
The U.S. president arrives in Germany with chill hanging over relations.
The anti-Erdogan protesters in Turkey have many grievances - but the prime minister's record of support for the Syrian rebels may turn out to be the most explosive.
Visiting Brussels soon? A new museum offers a peek into the future to see how the European dream died.
How an American NGO came to Cairo after the revolution hoping to build a democracy, and ended up alienating the very people it was supposed to help.
Iran’s protest movement struggles to make its voice heard in an election where they have no good options.
It's becoming clear that it will take more than one chaotic weekend to derail Prime Minister Erdogan's plans.
Turkey's bombastic prime minister has convinced himself that just because he wins elections, he can govern the country all by himself.
Has the government of Prime Minister Erdogan finally succumbed to the authoritarian impulses that doomed so many other Turkish leaders before him?
Pakistan isn't helping the Afghan government end its standoff with the Taliban -- so Karzai is looking to India instead.
As Sunni jihadists battle it out with Shiite militias in Lebanon and Syria, the region lurches closer to all-out war.
A new reality television competition is booming in Beirut and Ramallah: democratic politics.
In the mountains of Yemen, a strange and deadly face-off between elite soldiers and rebellious villagers could have big international consequences.
Life is hard for the millions of Syrians fleeing war. But it's a bit easier at the gleaming Emirati-funded refugee camp in Jordan.
Can Burma build a free media or will the government’s new soft-sell propaganda win out?
In Syria’s beautiful northwest, all is peaceful. But death is never far away.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
Is Pakistan's once and likely future prime minister someone the United States can work with?
As the conflict rages in Syria, it's a bull market for antiquities dealers and thieves.
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.
Could a brand-new, anti-euro political movement threaten Merkel's quest for a third term?
Sorry, Washington. If, after 30 years, Colombia can't win the war on drugs, no one can.
Talking to Syria’s rebel leader about chemical weapons, jihadi rebels, and the day after Assad falls.