Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital
President Barack Obama has promised a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.
The war in eastern Ukraine may finally be ending
But not so fast — now come the negotiations.
How a 5-minute phone call put the 9/11 trial on hold for more than a year
Ramzi bin al Shibh, who military prosecutors say relayed money and messages to the 9/11 hijackers, asked his lawyers to send a message to his nephew in Yemen. The rest is history.
Where would Afghanistan be today if the US and Russia had just left it alone?
The two superpowers might be able to draw some lessons from the past.
This is what the Russians are saying about Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria
The Kremlin is waging a 'holy battle.'
Russia is launching airstrikes on Syria now, too
Soon it will be easier to list who isn’t bombing Syria than to list who is.
As everyone talks war in Syria, war in Afghanistan drags on
The Taliban has seized a major city in northern Afghanistan. Now the Afghan army is trying to take it back.
It's like peace, only different: Finding a solution to Syria
World leaders are trying to figure out what to do about Syria at the UN today.
Women and girls in South Sudan are being held as sex slaves in 'rape camps'
The plight of perhaps thousands of South Sudanese women and girls has remained hidden until now.
The internet is crucial for refugee journeys — and for the smugglers who profit off them
It's one of the main reasons refugees rarely set out without a smart phone.
A daily hustle to survive: This is the life of a Syrian refugee
The often unbearable existence of a Syrian refugee drives some to unthinkable acts.
GlobalPost announces yearlong war reporting initiative, 'Longreads on Conflict'
The series will deliver long-form journalism that shines a light on the Middle East’s most dangerous conflicts and tells the human stories of war at a critical time in our history.
Syrian war prompts first-ever withdrawal from 'doomsday' Arctic seed vault
Samples of wheat, barley and grasses suited to dry regions have been requested to replace seeds in a gene bank near the Syrian city of Aleppo that has been damaged by the war.
The latest violence in Jerusalem looks like more of the same. It’s not
Analysis: Israelis and Palestinians alike brace for Sept. 23, when Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, coincides with the Muslim day of sacred feast, Eid al-Adha.
3D printers are a surprising new weapon in the fight against landmines
The idea is to teach the principles behind why something explodes.
For once, the Indian army didn’t get away with murder in Kashmir
A decision to give Indian soldiers life sentences for killing civilians was hailed as a turning point in relations between Delhi and Kashmir — but some Kashmiris don't trust it.
The latest danger for refugees to Europe: Minefields
More than 50,000 active mines remain in Croatia since the wars in the 1990s.
The Japanese are fighting over their country's status as a pacifist country
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to amend the constitution so he can fight foreign wars. But many Japanese are having none of it.
Every Republican candidate did something weird last night
Foreign policy dominates second Republican debate.
The US military may be fabricating intelligence reports about its war with the Islamic State
The war is not going as well as some senior officers might like to think, intelligence analysts say.
North Korea says it can drop a nuclear bomb on the US at 'any time'
But no one really believes it.
Taliban storm Afghan prison, free hundreds of inmates
Taliban insurgents in military uniform stormed an Afghan prison Monday, freeing hundreds of inmates after detonating a car bomb and killing four policemen in the country's largest
Yemen government shuns talks, begins major military push
Yemen's exiled government backed out of UN-brokered peace talks as loyalist forces supported by a Saudi-led coalition launched a major offensive against Shiite Huthi rebels on Sunday.
Syrian war will displace a million more people this year: UN official
The conflict has already displaced one million Syrians so far in 2015, with intensified fighting in much of the country now in its fifth year of war.
Obama says US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees. Is that a lot?
How one Syrian student could start a wave of refugees to Mexico
Mexico has done surprisingly little to help Syrian refugees. That could be about to change.
One village in Lebanon is hosting more Syrian refugees than the entire United States
Lebanon is currently home to well more than a million Syrian refugees.
There’s really no stopping the Iran deal at this point
As Republicans continue to debate the Iran deal, another potential government shutdown looms.
Russian troops join combat in Syria, sources say
Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources told Reuters Wednesday.
Don’t forget about Europe's other major migration crisis
More than 2 million Ukrainians are displaced by war.
War is the problem, not refugees
And Syria's war, especially, has no end in sight.