Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Hospital workers in Syria, barely able to keep up with demand, are desperate to reduce the supply. Their plea: stop the killing.
Amid rising violence and a dead-end peace process, could the Palestinian leader actually make good on his threat to pull out of the Oslo Accords?
Syria has become a failed state. Now it's time for the UN to treat it like one.
The American right is shelling out millions upon millions of dollars to counter the BDS movement.
Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
How is it that the Islamic State, with much of the world arrayed against it, endures?
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Gross National Happiness, which had its origins in Bhutan, has caught on with political scientists.
Syrian military photographer Caesar, who documented the dead bodies, exhibited a moral courage beyond the ken of most of us.