Among the Syrians who left for Europe were hundreds of Lebanese nationals who joined them in the search for a better life.
For opposition forces battling Syrian President Bashar Assad, the announced withdrawal of Russian forces may not end the bombing of civilian areas.
The Middle East rivals are waging proxy wars against each other on the region’s battlefields, and Lebanon is suffering the fallout.
Tunisian security forces are dealing with the second militant attack in a week on the country's border with Libya.
The war-torn country was subject to a nationwide power cut on Thursday, but the ultimate cause is unknown.
The promise of a better financial future appeared to be among the most important factors determining the decisions of voters at the polls in Tehran.
After five years of fighting, the vague terms of a deal negotiated by the U.S. and Russia leave gaps that terrorist groups are likely to exploit.
The Islamic State group unit in Libya could be a more serious threat to Europe than are the organization’s branches in either Iraq or Syria.
Although the Kurds have had success on the ground against ISIS and significant tension with Turkey, defeating either of these enemies is overshadowed by their first priority, which is to secure territory.
With continuing attacks on civilian targets, peace is not a priority for international powers involved in Syria.
With Saudi and U.S.-backed rebels losing ground in northern Syria, the Saudi kingdom has some difficult decisions to make.
A car bomb detonated outside a police headquarters in the Syrian capital Tuesday.
For 350,000 people living in rebel-held parts of Syria’s largest city, a brutal attack from President Bashar Assad’s forces may be next.
Once completed, the barrier will be a system of electronic monitors and physical obstacles to keep extremists from entering through Libya.
Formerly excluded, Syrian women are joining men in the front line of search and rescue operations on the crumbling, war-torn streets of their country.
The U.S. and several European countries are considering options for an anti-ISIS military intervention in Libya
The Turkish police and military have placed Cizre and several Kurdish cities under 24-hour martial law and curfew on the premise of “restoring public order,” but activists say civilians have been killed in the operations.
U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva aim to end Syria's war, a conflict that has claimed the lives of more than 260,000 and displaced millions.
The North African nation's frustrated and jobless youth are susceptible to extremists like the Islamic State group, observers say.
Since the 2011 revolution, Hosni Mubarak is gone, but Egypt is more in need of dramatic change than ever before.