Regions / Middle East & North Africa
What's called sex trafficking is more often voluntary sex work, which is not without its hazards either.
Bahrain has suppressed its protest movement with the help of Saudi Arabia and the United States.
American officials and media found any number of reasons to scoff at the famous Johns Hopkins study that revealed 650,000 dead Iraqi citizens as of 2006.
Though Freedom Flotilla II was intercepted, it vows to regroup and fulfill its obligations to the besieged people of Gaza.
Disarming Iran will entail much more than the threat of a military intervention.
And here's the saddest thing: the Bush administration's most extreme ideas when it comes to Global War On Terror are now the humdrum norm of Obama administration policies -- and hardly anyone thinks it's worth a comment.
What makes Iran's nuclear program controversial is Iran's political identity as a state or who Iran is or what it stands for.
Flush with victory from the passage of the anti-BDS bill by the Knesset, Israel's two main parties are pushing new bills to limit dissent and debate within Israel.
The U.S.-trained Iraqi commando corps -- arguably one of the Iraq War's few success stories -- may be misused or dissolved when the U.S. leaves.
Saudi Arabia has played the lead role in countering the Arab Spring, but Saudi women are gaining momentum in their own campaign for driving rights.