Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
IS tightens Libya grip as world focuses on Iraq, Syria
The Islamic State group has strengthened its grip in its Libyan stronghold Sirte as new recruits and foreign fighters join its ranks while world attention focuses on Iraq and Syria.
The UK debates bombing Syria
Because not enough militaries are bombing Syria right now.
Volunteering on Lesbos is both 'really bad' and 'really good'
Greeks have been taking care of refugees arriving on their shores for years. Now it takes foreign volunteers to help them manage the flow of people.
Turkey will not apologize for downing Russian fighter jet
But Moscow should still reconsider retaliatory sanctions, Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.
2 Israelis convicted of 2014 burning alive of Palestinian teen
The court held off convicting a 31-year-old viewed as the ringleader of the crime that shattered a community.
With US help, Saudi Arabia is obliterating Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition may be guilty of war crimes in Yemen. And that means the US might be complicit as well.
Turkey warns against Russia travel in tit-for-tat jet downing dispute
Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens off non-urgent travel to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat move as the two nations square off over Ankara's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.
The coalition fighting the Islamic State is getting bigger
Welcome to the party, Germany.
Weapons from foreign powers, including Brazil, fuel the Yemen conflict
Brazil has signed serious weapons deals with Saudi Arabia, Iran, Libya and dozens of countries throughout the Middle East since the 1980s.
Jihadists got bolder in Mali after the French military campaign wound down
A French intervention in 2013 was widely praised for pushing back Mali's militant groups. But as the foreign soldiers left, terror quickly returned.
Cameron makes case for Britain to join Syria air strikes
Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday argued his case to MPs for Britain to join air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria, amid signs that opposition was weakening after the Paris attacks.
This Iranian asylum-seeker crossed an ocean for her daughter
'Will they welcome us? Do they like Arabs? How about Iranians? Does it make a difference?'
Declassified document shows how close the US and Soviet Union came to nuclear war in 1983
The Soviets were convinced the US was planning a nuclear first strike. And they were ready to preempt it.
The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
US bombing of Afghan hospital 'avoidable,' caused by 'human error,' DOD says
US forces who launched a deadly airstrike on an Afghan hospital had intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, US military officials said.
Putin and friends say Turkey’s doing the terrorists' bidding
Turkey shot down a Russian jet, and Russians are about as angry as could be. But it's no World War III.
France may join US in perpetual 'state of emergency'
Lawmakers have extended for 3 months a set of laws that give French authorities extraordinary powers.
Fed up with Russia, Turkey shoots down one of its jets
Ankara had warned Russia about violating its airspace.
Paris attacks: The latest developments
The Paris attacks that killed 130 people have sparked sweeping searches, a maximum-level alert in Brussels and an intensified military operation against the Islamic State.
China says it won't stop building on South China Sea isles
Obama on Saturday called on countries to stop militarizing their claims and said the US would continue to assert its freedom of navigation.
Four Israelis stabbed ahead of Kerry visit
Four Israelis were stabbed and wounded in the country's south on Saturday while violence continued to roil the West Bank ahead of US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit next week.
U.S. issues global travel alert as manhunt continues for Paris attackers
US-FRANCE-SHOOTING-BELGIUM:U.S. issues global travel alert as manhunt continues for Paris attackers
The trouble in Mali really began in early 2012
That’s when a Tuareg rebel group began carving out territory in northern Mali, taking control of several major cities.
Here's what we know so far about the Paris attackers
The investigation is ongoing. Here are the facts we have now.
Boko Haram deadlier than Islamic State? Here’s the story behind the headlines
The Nigeria-based terror group became the world's deadliest in 2014, but it also pledged allegiance to the Islamic State earlier this year.
Mali hunts suspects after deadly hotel siege
Mali was hunting Saturday for suspects wanted over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead, mostly foreigners, as the president warned that no one in the world could hide from terrorism.
Putin seeks global anti-terrorism fight after 19 killed in Mali attack
Six Russians were among those killed in Mali, three weeks after a Russian airliner was downed over Egypt by what Moscow and Western governments say was a bomb.
Despite all the war against it, terrorism is becoming more common
Since 2000, the number of terror attacks worldwide have increased dramatically.
Five dead in fresh attacks in Tel Aviv, West Bank: Israel
The attack brought to 18 the number of Israelis and others who have died, along with 80 Palestinians, in a wave of violence over the past seven weeks.
How the hero of the Beirut bombing saved so many lives in a split second
'The kids and I are all doing fine. He made us proud, put our heads up high, what more do I need? He gave me dignity, pride, and respect.'
Islamic State says it has executed two captives from Norway and China
The group did not give any details about how, when or where the men were killed.