Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
Little has been done to address the economic crisis in Tunisia other than to accept foreign loans with their usual austerity strings attached.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
The French vote to recognize Palistine as a state came on the heels of similar moves by the U.K., Irish, and Spanish legislatures.