Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Israel appear constitutionally incapable of prioritizing the Islamic State as a threat.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
Visual artist Arko Datto combines satellite images and text to paint a picture of migrant workers’ lives in the Arabian Peninsula — and his findings aren't pretty.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
Exciting news for the Islamic world, but may make Islamist extremists feel all the more justified in promulgating their unreconstructed brand of Islam.
The Islamic State has two advantages over the chaotic violence of Iraq and the murderous Assad regime in Syria: services and justice.
Some countries are getting rid of outdated blasphemy laws, while others are ramping up persecutions.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.
In the New Yorker, Dexter Filkins writes about Argentine prosecutor Albert Nisman's doomed attempts to prosecute the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina bombing.
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.