New Terrorist Haven: Libya
November 26 2014 2:17 PM
The chaotic North African country moved up nine places in a recently published global terrorism index, to 15 out of 162 countries.
Qatar Training Syrian Rebels
November 26 2014 11:10 AM
Qatar reportedly has been training Syrian rebels at a covert base for nearly a year, with some assistance from the U.S.
ISIS Kidnaps More Than 70 Family Members Of Iraqi Defense Minister
November 25 2014 11:22 AM
ISIS has started using a new tactic in Iraq. And it's doing so on a big scale.
Syrian Moderate Opposition Loses Supporter, Hagel
November 24 2014 4:23 PM
Chuck Hagel's resignation leaves the Syrian moderate opposition with few supporters in the Obama administration.
The Ex-CEO Of BP Is Bullish On Gas In Kurdistan
November 24 2014 2:40 PM
According to the head of one of the largest energy companies in northern Iraq, 2014 is a turning point for Kurdish oil and gas.
Floods Kill Dozens In Morocco
November 24 2014 1:39 PM
Flash flooding in Morocco killed more than 30 people Monday.
Turkey's Erdoğan: Women and Men Not Equal
November 24 2014 12:28 PM
Turkey's President Erdoğan said Monday that feminists do not understand the concept of motherhood.
Is Iran's Nuclear Program Really That Secret?
November 22 2014 6:46 AM
The Iranian nuclear talks are set to end Monday, but fear of a clandestine nuclear program could lead to an extension.
'A Case Of Too Little, Too Late'? US Strategy In Syrian Civil War
November 21 2014 9:05 AM
The U.S. has so far failed to topple President Bashar Assad and is now considering a new strategy in Syria.
Baghdad, Kurds Make Nice Over Oil
November 19 2014 3:48 PM
Baghdad and Kurdish officials in Iraqi Kurdistan have begun to ease tensions over oil exports.
Syria's New Battleground
November 18 2014 11:23 AM
Syrian rebels have gained ground in Dara'a as the regime scrambles to deploy troops to keep the city from falling.
US DOD Says It Has Stopped Working With Harakat Hazzm
November 18 2014 8:54 AM
The U.S. stopped supplying weapons to moderate Syrian rebels after an al Qaeda affiliate crushed the group in Idlib.
Echoes Of Mubarak
November 17 2014 12:57 PM
Egypt's President el-Sisi passed a law that extends the prosecutorial reach of the military, à la ousted leader Hosni Mubarak.
The Strong, Silent Type
November 14 2014 8:26 AM
Turkey has no seat at the table in the nuclear talks between P5+1 and Iran, but Turkey has quietly been very involved with both sides.
Baghdad And Kurds Reach Oil Agreement
November 13 2014 3:11 PM
Baghdad and Iraqi Kurdistan reached a deal Thursday to ease tensions over oil exports through Turkey.
Gen. Dempsey Open To Sending Ground Troops To Recapture Mosul
November 13 2014 2:11 PM
The highest-ranking U.S. military officer is open to deploying a small American contingent to take back Mosul from ISIS.
Free Syrian Army Rejects UN Ceasefire Proposal
November 13 2014 11:40 AM
The Syrian opposition cannot come together on a proposal from the United Nations envoy to "freeze" the war in some areas.
UN Security Council Urges Lebanon To Pick New President
November 12 2014 10:52 PM
The Security Council has asked Lebanon to move forward with picking a new president.
Israel Will Not Cooperate With UN Gaza Investigation
November 12 2014 7:25 PM
The Israeli government said the results of the U.N. investigation into the Gaza war are "pre-determined."
Kurdish Oil Legislation Would Cut Out Baghdad Entirely
November 12 2014 6:57 PM
The Kurdistan Regional Government has introduced new legislation that would make it easier for the region to export oil and boost profits.