Regions / Middle East & North Africa
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
In the past, the Islamic State’s uber-violent videos may have been part of a recruiting scheme, but their purpose has become more focused.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
Recent research reveals that retribution is a natural consequence of a moral code, but the Islamic State is breaking all the rules.
Hardliners in the Iran parliament have pushed through a bill reminiscent of Republicans’ reflexive opposition to President Obama.
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.
The good news is that al Qaeda is on the verge of collapse. The bad news is that it’s been superseded by the Islamic State.
Don’t be surprised to find the Islamic State in the UN one day.