After it leaves the European Union, Britain will no longer be obligated to impose EU-backed sanctions against Iran.
Seven Iranian airlines sidestepped U.S. sanctions laws by importing U.S.-manufactured planes from third parties across the world.
Fearing infiltration by ISIS militants, the government is keeping tens of thousands of refugees from Fallujah penned in camps.
Iraq’s elite security forces have received $1.34 billion this year, but they still need more money to wholly rout the terrorists.
ISIS has taken control of Azaz, on the Turkish border. Humanitarian agencies have to pass through there to deliver aid to Syrians.
Najmaldin Karim, the charismatic governor of the Kurdish-majority Iraqi province, has failed to live up to his election promise of oil wealth for all.
The U.S. is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition force to fight the Islamic State group in Syria, a task that is proving difficult.
Unrest in Baghdad’s Green Zone is heating up as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi attempts to appoint a new cabinet.
Cyprus’ Democratic Rally party is ahead in the general election with 30.6 percent of the vote.
President Erdoğan’s close ally Binali Yıldırım is set to take office as prime minister, replacing Ahmet Davutoğlu.
A French news outlet reports the pilot of the doomed EgyptAir plane made a distress call before the aircraft crashed Thursday.
As EU officials grapple with their own intelligence failures in the face of ISIS, France has unveiled a $48 million deradicalization initiative to counter the threat — but it remains to be seen if it will work.
The Islamic State group is ramping up its attacks in the Iraqi capital as it struggles to maintain ground in Anbar province.
Three bombings, for which the Islamic State group claimed responsibility, killed a total of more than 90 people Wednesday in Iraq's capital.
So far this year, 10 journalists have been killed doing their jobs, a number that’s likely to rise. In 2015, 25 were killed.
While workers in Iraqi Kurdistan get meager incomes, overseas oil execs like Nadhim Zahawi, a British member of Parliament, profit lavishly.
Despite calls for a ceasefire from Prime Minister Haider al Abadi, intense fighting in northeastern Iraq threatens to pull focus away from the battle against ISIS.
The nation’s prime minister wants to appoint a new cabinet filled with technocrats. But as Iraqis take to the streets, lawmakers have other ideas.
Although the U.S. has invested a tremendous amount of resources in Iraq, the country’s sectarian tensions are frustrating hopes for long-term political reform.
Tehran fears a loss of regional influence if Russia’s recent military pullback leads to the removal of Syria’s Bashar Assad, observers say.