As long as the Syrian conflict drags on, the self-proclaimed Islamic State will remain a reality and attract more sympathizers around the world.
As the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran approaches, the outcome of the ongoing negotiations remains uncertain.
A year after declaring a “caliphate,” self-proclaimed Islamic State fighters are claiming attacks in Kuwait and Tunisia.
The latest deadline for the long-standing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program is almost here. While a short extension seems likely, the talks may finally be winding down.
Tunisia is reeling from a brutal terrorist attack on one of its popular beach resorts that has left 37 people dead.
Since the 2011 uprisings across the Middle East, each year has proven more challenging than the last. With conflicts spreading across the region, 2015 will follow a similar pattern.
The Syrian regime sees the self-proclaimed Islamic State as a useful tool to eradicate the moderate opposition.
Tunisia was the first country that underwent an Arab Spring transition to democracy and has been the most successful so far. But what challenges still lie ahead?
Will the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) be able to secure the 10 percent threshold needed to enter the Turkish parliament?
A meeting in Paris is held to debate how best to cope with the self-proclaimed Islamic State's successes.
With more than half of Syria under the control of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, there are concerns the militants are edging towards Baghdad.
Recent major territorial gains by the self-proclaimed Islamic State are making many players very nervous.
As Arab Gulf leaders turn down invitations to President Obama’s Camp David Summit, U.S.-Gulf relations appear to be approaching a new low.
An alliance of opposition forces has seized control of a second strategic city from government troops.
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks, but President Obama won’t be using the term ‘genocide’ to describe them.
The chaos in Libya continues to have a negative impact on the region. Recently, a boat carrying immigrants from Libya to Italy was capsized and the Islamic State killed Ethiopian Christians.
As Yemenis are caught between airstrikes and troops on the ground and militias, there is an increased chance of death—if not by war, then by hunger.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State’s takeover of the Yarmouk refugee camp is good for Bashar al-Assad.
There are signs of internal dissension within the self-proclaimed Islamic State. But even if it is in partial retreat, it is a likely threat in the Middle East—and to Western interests—for years to come.
An Iranian nuclear framework can be an important part of a wider strategy in the Middle East.