What are the economic risks if Syria goes south?
Analysis: Would airstrikes spark global anarchy — or is that what looms without them?
11 amazing things Michele Bachmann has said about the Middle East and North Africa
The most recent amazing thing Bachmann did was to say that the Muslim Brotherhood is to blame for 9/11. There's so much more.
In Syria debate, history’s in the eye of the beholder
Analysis: Citing Kosovo in favor and the Iraq war against, pundits are forgetting the dire truth: Halabja.
18 Shia family members killed as Iraq unrest surges
Five women and six children among dead as bombs hit adjacent homes owned by brothers in Shia area near Baghdad, Iraq.
Even if Obama wins congressional OK, he should reconsider Syria action
Commentary: The president's missteps and waffling have damaged his credibility and the country’s.
Op-Ed: Syria's urban refugees are hidden in plain sight
For over 100,000 urban refugees, every day presents a struggle to survive. Yet despite their tremendous need; Iraq is at the bottom of the list for support.
Syria 'hemorrhaging' refugees as number of displaced tops 6 million (PHOTOS)
As the US heads for strikes against Syria, the country's refugee crisis hits massive proportions.
Al Qaeda claims responsibility for wave of deadly Iraq bombings
Hundreds of Iraqis killed in recent weeks, the worst wave of sectarian bloodshed for at least five years.
What do Syrians think of potential US strikes on their country?
Activists, rebels and regime supporters are divided over the prospect of a Western military campaign to punish the government for an alleged chemical weapons attack.
Russia could be the unlikely partner who helps solve the mess in Syria
Commentary: Assad isn't the real threat in Syria today; it's the radical Sunnis, who are the best organized of the rebel groups and who could easily take over were Assad overthrown.
US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks
The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with chemical weapons.
Iraq violence sees soldiers shot and burned
Five soldiers were killed on the road between Mosul and Baghdad when the taxis they were riding in were ambushed.
Iraq suicide bomber at Baghdad park kills at least 25
Violence unabated in Iraq, this time with a suicide bomber's belt blowing up near a cafe.
8 US troops accused of horrific crimes who got less time than Manning
The US military justice system has a mixed record when it comes to punishing its own.
Aid to Egypt can retain limited US influence with the ruling generals
Commentary: As we descend into a world of waning US importance, what influence the US still retains is even more critical.
Taking sides in Egypt: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
Support the military or the opposition? GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist weighs in on the diplomatic maneuvering now underway.
Iraqi Kurdistan sets quota for Syria refugees: aid groups
About 35,000 refugees, believed to be mainly Syrian Kurds, have entered Iraq since last Thursday.
Syrian refugees flood into Iraq
Since Thursday more than 20,000 Syrian refugees have fled into northern Iraq, an extremely large influx aid organizations are struggling to cope with.
It gets worse: Syrian refugees pour into Iraq (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees have left their homeland and fled to the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq in the last week.
Iraq violence kills 7 in Baghdad-area attacks
Friday attacks part of a dramatic rise in violence in Iraq; pipeline to Turkey bombed, halting shipments to Mediterranean.
Car bombs across Baghdad kill at least 33
Car bombs exploded across the city including near Baghdad's 'Green Zone' raising fears of a return to full-blown conflict.
Double bombing in Iraq's Baquba kills at least 14
Twin bombing reported in the Iraqi city of Baquba northeast of Baghdad.
Iraq bloodshed continues with suicide bombings in Shia town of Balad
About 3,000 Iraqis have died in attacks since April, with around 670 killed during Ramadan.
Al Qaeda claims Eid al-Fitr bomb attacks across Iraq
Nearly a dozen bomb attacks targeted mainly Shias in markets, cafes and restaurants killed more than 60 people around Baghdad.
Closing embassies is wise, even as it reveals US weakness
Commentary: Growing US unpopularity limits its influence in a chaotic region.
Iraq: Bombings in and near Baghdad kill more than 50
A string of explosions around the Iraqi capital claimed many lives.
Manning’s other acquittal: the Garani airstrike video leak
What about Bradley Manning’s leaked video allegedly showing a brutal US airstrike on Garani, Afghanistan, that WikiLeaks never released?
Wikilocked: Manning dodges most serious charge, but faces decades in prison
Analysis: Bradley Manning’s acquittal on charges of aiding the enemy has encouraged his supporters, but the case casts a long shadow over the Obama administration.
Prison breaks: three's a trend
Two's a coincidence, but today's news of a prison break in Pakistan makes for three of a kind and a whole lot of worrying.
15 songs for Hollywood's next prison break movie
These inmates fought the law, and won.
Chatter: Bombs over Baghdad, and everywhere else
Iraq is wracked by more sectarian violence, Italy is in shock after its worst road disaster in decades, the Middle East peace process is back in, er, process, and your chance to find out what color sounds like.