"I was in Tahrir Square the day the strongman fell. Knowing what we know now, the former dictator seems positively gracious and big-hearted"
A US-backed force of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters say they have taken full control of a key airbase held by the Islamic State group (IS) near Raqqa
Russian-Turkish agreement under strain in key northern city
As fighting heats up between rival armed groups and Russia increases its involvement, a power vacuum threatens to tear the country apart
During Iranian New Year speeches, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani painted starkly different pictures of the Iranian economy, which is turning out to be a weak spot for the president’s re-election campaign
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U.S. aircraft ferried Syrian Kurdish fighters and allied forces behind Islamic State lines on Wednesday to spearhead a major ground assault on a strategic town held by the extremist group outside its self-declared capital, Raqqa, the Pentagon said
Jihadis are using vehicles to commit atrocities as military defeats degrade their ability to mount anything more ambitious
Prisoners tell of solitary confinement and maltreatment after being caught up in ‘Kafkaesque’ media purge
Intrigue and war could complicate the budding romance between Saudi Arabia and the Trump administration
“We feel like a toy in the hands of the politicians,” Khalaf Bahri, a Yazidi religious sheikh, said
The anti-Islamic State fight could devolve into a war between the Kurds and Ankara and disrupt the plan to take back the terrorist group’s de facto capital.
From Tuesday on, passengers traveling to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will not be allowed to have iPads, laptops or any communications device larger than a smartphone in the cabin of the plane
The Kurdish militia YPG says it has agreed to the establishment of a Russian military base in the Afrin canton in northwestern Syria
With the operation to seize Mosul from the Islamic State coming to an end, it appears that Iran and the United States are on the path to a showdown in Iraq
Pakistan's controversial former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, has launched a television show commenting on current affairs.
Turkey is seeking to gain more influence in the Balkans. DW's Darko Janjevic spoke with Erdoan Shipoli, a US-based expert on Turkey and the Balkans, about what this means for the European Union.
As the battle for Mosul reaches its final stages, what we are witnessing is ISIL's transformation, not its demise.
About 260,000 undocumented refugees have been pushed into the country by Pakistan in recent months.
Proposals to amend Al-Azhar University's internal regulations are angering senior scholars who might be replaced if the plans are approved.