Iran has sent ‘thousands’ of troops to Syria to assist Russia in bolstering President Bashar Assad’s regime, according to reports that have emerged this week.
Ivan Plis | All Articles
The Department of State released its annual report on international religious freedom Wednesday, presenting a drab picture of persecution against all faiths.
A new report alleges that the United Arab Emirates has tortured several foreigners in police custody without charge, including several U.S. nationals.
Egypt’s Sada El Balad television news recently hyped its footage of Russian airstrikes in Syria — before showing several minutes of a 2010 video game.
A new report accuses U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria of committing war crimes after reclaiming ethnic Arab villages from Islamic State control.
A Palestinian stabbing attack in Jerusalem Tuesday killed 3 Israeli Jews, continuing two weeks of street crime that have plagued the country.
Russia’s airstrike campaign in Syria has made President Vladimir Putin the subject of reverent songs, images and videos among Iraq’s Shiite majority.
The Islamic State is reportedly gaining ground in areas targeted by Russian airstrikes, in spite of Russia's claim to be at war with the group.
The U.S. military's accidental bombing of a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz has overshadowed abuses carried out by the Taliban during its recent three-day occupation of the city.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed Wednesday that Iran would not negotiate any more with the United States.
At least four ship-launched Russian cruise missiles have crashed in Iran while aiming for targets in Syria, according to reports.
A criminal gang with ties to Russia’s security agency, the FSB, attempted to sell highly destructive nuclear materials to Islamic State, according to a new report.
Russia’s growing presence in Syria involves a parallel war of information, with the Kremlin dead-set on controlling an increasingly unwieldy narrative.
A new series of graphics from The New York Times shows the divergent U.S. and Russian approaches to Syria with dazzling simplicity.
The U.S.-fortified enclave in central Baghdad known as the Green Zone opened to the public for the first time in 12 years Sunday.
A program to train Syrian rebels is the most public failure in the multi-billion-dollar effort to advance U.S. interests through local militias, but far from the only one.
An Israeli court charged seven citizens of Arab descent for conspiring to attack security forces in an Islamic State-inspired group Thursday.
Britain's top diplomat has said Russia’s military support of Syria’s government could lead to shared responsibility for the Syrian regime’s war crimes.
Reports Wednesday suggest Russia’s first-ever Syrian airstrikes were directed against civilians and Western-backed rebels, not Islamic State.