Reinstating the death penalty was imposed on the political agenda by the Turkish leadership after the bloody coup attempt of July 15
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is racing to sign as many oil deals with Western companies as he can before hard-liners at home and President-elect Donald J. Trump have a chance to return the Mideast country to cultural and economic isolation
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad visits Houthi-held areas of Yemen being bombed out of existence by Saudi warplanes
The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor of freezing Turkey’s European Union accession talks.
Assyrian Christians describe to the AP a year-long campaign to win freedom for 226 members taken hostage by IS in Syria.
Aided by Russia, Iran, Shiite militias and Hezbollah, the government of President Bashar al-Assad is on the verge of taking Aleppo.
Donald Trump has signalled a likely break from the Obama administration’s approach
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After quick early progress, the operation to retake Islamic State’s last urban stronghold in Iraq is getting more difficult
Since the offensive to liberate Mosul began in mid-October, a reported 1,000 militants have been killed. But for every 1,000 dead there are thousands more under suspicion.
Massive rally adds to jitters following recent violence and arrests of Islamic State-linked militants
The widespread use of vehicle-borne bombs has helped make the battle for the militants’ largest stronghold in Iraq particularly treacherous.
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The Syrian regime’s collusion with the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State goes back a decade.
Every day children are perishing in rural Yemen, where two-thirds of the nation’s population lives.
ISIS wants to make us see Abdul Razak Ali Artan whenever we encounter a young Muslim, and feel fear. What ISIS fears is that we will see Ilhan Dahir, and be inspired.
Russia has been in contact over Syria with the team of President-elect Donald Trump, a senior Russian diplomat said Wednesday.
Lower house approves ban on clothing that covers faces, including burqa and niqab, in official buildings, schools and hospitals
Islamic hardliners are planning further massive protests against the embattled official
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