Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Boko Haram uses children as human bombs: UN
Human rights chief says the group also forces women and girls into sex slavery.
Arab nations want to build a united army
But will it work?
A deal with Iran is so close yet so far
A self-imposed midnight deadline between Iran and world powers to strike a deal on Iran's nuclear program has passed. But it ain't over yet.
Palestinians prepared to trigger case as they join ICC
US-ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS-ICC:Palestinians prepared to trigger case as they join ICC
US says Iran nuclear talks will continue past tonight's deadline
"We've made enough progress in the last days to merit staying until Wednesday," acting spokeswoman Marie Harf said in a statement. "There are several difficult issues still remaining."
Hostage-takers in Turkey are holding an Istanbul prosecutor and threatening to kill him
The kidnapping may be tied to the investigation into the death Berkin Elvan, who died after sustaining a head wound during anti-government protests.
In the midst of conflict, Ukraine’s children are vulnerable to polio outbreak
Commentary: Shortage of vaccines and health care workers raise the danger of a new epidemic that could spread through Europe.
Airstrike at Yemeni refugee camp kills 45: IOM
The strike hit the vicinity of the Mazraq refugee camp in Houthi-controlled northern Yemen, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
Thousands of Tunisians, leaders march after Bardo attack
Tunisia's prime minister told reporters a raid in the southern Gafsa region killed nine militants, including Algerian Lokman Abu Sakhr, suspected of orchestrating the museum attack.
Somalia ends Shabaab hotel siege, 14 dead
The war-torn country's ambassador to Switzerland Yusuf Bari-Bari was among those killed in the dramatic attack that began on Friday at the Maka al Mukarama hotel.
In Gaza, destruction has become part of the landscape (PHOTOS)
Seven months after Operation Protective Edge, much of the coastal territory still lies in ruins.
Nigeria's refugee camp ballots add a new challenge to free elections
1.2 million people have been displaced by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria. How many of them will get to the polls today?
Israel to transfer frozen tax revenue to Palestinians
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said the move was to protect Israel's interests.
Nigerian president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday's vote
People are stockpiling food and supplies in anticipation of violence after the closest presidential race since the end of military rule.
Here is what the people who know Yemen best have to say about it
Can the fighting in Yemen be stopped before it's too late?
Under the bombs: Yemenis recount tense night sheltering from airstrikes
Residents of the capital Sanaa and elsewhere in Yemen react to Saudi-led airstrikes.
Yemen has turned from a local conflict into a regional Cold War
Saudi-led military action against the Houthis could well be the first salvo in a more muscular response to Iran’s growing influence in the region.
How America and the West got it wrong in Yemen
Analysis: Most Yemen watchers agree the country has been falling apart at least since the United States kicked off the 2011 “Yemen Model” that the Obama administration is still hailing a success.
It's getting ugly in Yemen
The Islamic State has arrived and the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran is exploding in one of the word's poorest countries.
The situation in Gaza is so desperate that some are predicting another war
More than 100,000 people are still homeless after Israel's devastating offensive last summer.
IS claims killing 29 Yemeni police
The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility Monday for an attack on police in south Yemen that left 29 dead, in a sign of its growing activity in the turbulent country.
North Africa jihadi front spreads to Arab Spring cradle Tunisia
Libyan and Tunisian jihadists have streamed to the ranks of Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria and Iraq.
Houthis seize strategic Yemeni city, escalating power struggle
Residents of Taiz said Houthis militias took over the city's military airport without a struggle late on Saturday.
Tunisia arrests suspected militants after museum attack
Hundreds of Tunisians gathered for a mass in Tunis on Saturday, lighting candles to remember the victims of the Bardo museum attack.
With Yemen attack, IS aims to eclipse Al Qaeda: analysts
Suicide bombings at two mosques frequented by members of the Shia Huthi militia killed 142 people on Friday.
Death toll in Yemen mosque bombings rises to 126. Islamic State claims responsibility
In the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, suicide bombers attacked two mosques used mainly by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group that's seized control of the government.
Syria's war has drastically changed the lives of millions. Here are just four of their stories
Four years into Syria's war, extremists dominate the news. These are the stories that don't make the headlines.
Syria says this is the US Predator drone it shot down on Tuesday (VIDEO)
Gunmen attack Tunisian parliament and kill 8 tourists
Security forces surrounded at least two militants in the popular Bardo museum in central Tunis, the government said.
Netanyahu wins Israel election after sharp shift to the right
Netanyahu at the last-minute reached for his conservative base by abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state. And it seems to have worked.