"Why did Turkey do this to us?"
Thousands are dying trying to reach Europe. World leaders meeting at Davos should adopt a strategy to stop this unnecessary loss of life.
In grim “asylum centers” the only hope and obsession for thousands is to get on “the waiting list” that might, just might, get them into Hungary.
Global stability is at stake if America and its citizens don't do more to help refugees.
Aceh Province, on the northern tip of Sumatra island, stands alone in having formally established Shariah law in Indonesia
A recent ECHR ruling in favour of Switzerland puts to test democratic and secular principles in Europe.
A family of Assyrians, one of Syria’s Christian sects, tells Al-Monitor their story of surviving imprisonment by the Islamic State only to lose their son this year to the fighting in Raqqa.
The battle to retake Mosul from the so-called Islamic State is far from over. But the liberated zones feel very liberated indeed.
Reporting from Libya at the moment is a challenge to say the least.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s visit to Iraq last week has signaled a willingness to improve relations between the two countries after a period of intense.
Two new books about being Muslim in today’s volatile world.
The president used his farewell speech in his home town of Chicago to defend his imperiled legacy and press a broad, optimistic vision for the country that seems more divided than ever.
Terrorist attacks yield a call for change in the refugees’ utopia — Germany.
The human rights court in Strasbourg rules that Swiss Muslim girls must swim with boys in mandatory swim class, rejecting their parents' appeal.
His Repressive Policies Have Worsened the Problem
The Dec. 30 BBC interview with Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, raised eyebrows in Amman and prompted local commentators to speculate about the purpose and meaning of Freihat’s statements.
Centrists in Iran will have a harder time without Ayatollah Rafsanjani’s help.
Many believe the custodian of the Islamic Republic’s holiest shrine is being groomed by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s inner circle.
Russian airstrikes to support Turkey’s offensive against the Islamic State in northern Syria indicate a budding partnership.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government is ready to negotiate on "everything" in proposed peace talks in Kazakhstan.