Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Just listen to its foreign minister, Javad Zarif, as profiled in the New Yorker.
Iraq's latest elections were relatively free and fair, but they won't do much to resolve the country's stark sectarian divides.
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
The United States seems to have granted asylum to a terrorist as it did Nazi scientists after World War II.
Pope Francis' seemingly impromptu prayer at Israel's Apartheid Wall hinted at a radical critique of Israel in an otherwise carefully orchestrated trip.
The Egyptian Minister of Religious Affairs claims that “the Muslim Brotherhood movement is a terrorist organization and was worse than Mubarak.”
In 2011, King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa restored constitutional rule in Bahrain.
Darren Aronofsky’s film "Noah" sends a clear message: take care of the earth or the consequences will be fatal.
The likely perpetrators of the Ghouta sarin attack, Al Nusra, failed to generate the results it sought.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.