How Germany's staid, go-slow chancellor is changing Europe forever.
For years the Houthis have been derided as subversives and separatists. Now they're sitting at the table in Sanaa.
Did the killing of the U.S. ambassador a year ago cast a curse on the city he loved?
As Egypt's military government cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood with unprecedented force, the defiant are going underground.
How do Syria’s rebels feel about a U.S. bombing campaign against Assad?
A doctor reports from the front lines of Bashar al-Assad's war on civilians.
With the war on its doorstep, how long can Israel manage to stay out of Syria?
For Syrian refugees stuck along the Turkish border, war brings a slow and simmering cruelty.
Armies of Kurdish women are taking on Syria's Islamists -- and winning.
As the body count rises in Cairo, the Muslim Brotherhood insists it will stick to non-violent resistance. But even its members admit that they can't convince everyone to go along with the plan.
For an infamous danger zone, Marib province is beautiful, ancient, and, at times, remarkably peaceful.
As Egyptian authorities use brute force to disperse two pro-Morsy sit-ins, protesters vow to resist the crackdown until the bitter end.
Praising Zimbabwe's slightly-less-fraudulent election is like congratulating Anthony Weiner for sending photographs of his genitals to fewer women this year.
The Muslim Brotherhood says that its protests are purely peaceful -- but evidence is mounting of torture and weaponry at its Cairo sit-ins.
Why Gibraltar is the most important part of England since the Royal Baby.
How al Qaeda broke hundreds of bad guys out of the world’s most notorious jail -- and what it means for America.
Meet the Brooklyn-born weapons instructor who's training West Bank Jews to pack heat and use it.
In trying to save Egypt, the military and the Brotherhood may end up destroying it.
In the wake of the massacre at the Islamist sit-in, supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy count their dead and prepare for the next round of violence.
A power-hungry general, defiant Islamists, and massive protests have set the stage for a showdown in Cairo.
In a small Egyptian town, a corpse washes ashore. And then things get really ugly.
How the Kremlin botched the trial of Alexey Navalny and why the opposition leader -- even jailed -- is still a force to be reckoned with.
Is popular Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe trying to rewrite history with a radical nationalist new constitution?