Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Some 99 percent of eligible Saudi women skipped their first chance to vote — some because gender segregation laws kept them away, others because they boycotted.
Is the Islamic State fast-forwarding from its caliphate to a final battle with the West?
Despite the Iran nuclear deal, Washington greenlit the Saudi War against Yemen.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Immigrants have built the United States -- and that includes Syrians.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.