'A Case Of Too Little Too Late'
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.
ACLU Sues US Army For Barring Sikh Student
November 12 2014 4:18 PM
The ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. Army for forcing Sikh student to shave his beard and remove his turban before enlisting.
15 Syrians Who Might Be Indicted For Crimes Against Humanity
November 12 2014 9:21 AM
Testimonies and data from human rights organizations point to many leaders likely to be indicted for atrocities, IBTimes has learned.
How Iran's Presence In Iraq Threatens Nuclear Talks
November 10 2014 5:00 PM
Iran is doing America a favor by helping fight ISIS in Iraq. That's creating a diplomatic problem for the U.S.
ISIS Expands To Libya
November 10 2014 11:24 AM
Violence is escalating in the eastern Libyan town of Derna, where Sunni fighters have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.
Two Decades Later, Saudi Women Still Cannot Drive
November 07 2014 1:08 PM
The first protest by women in Saudi Arabia demanding the right to drive was 24 years ago. Nothing has changed.
Germany Raids ISIS Suspects
November 06 2014 3:12 PM
The hunt for Islamic State fighters, supporters and financiers expands In Germany.
The Mystery Of Khorasan
November 05 2014 12:00 PM
In September the U.S. launched attacks on Khorasan terror group leaders in Syria. After that, the group vanished from U.S. statements.
The Midterms Could Affect The Future Of Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 04 2014 2:24 PM
The international community is uncertain whether there will be an Iranian nuclear deal.