July 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The failed coup in Turkey will have long-reaching effects on refugee policy, cooperation with the PKK, and other major policy areas for the country.
July 17, 2016 - 09:28 GMT
Once regarded as a close ally, President Erdogan now sees Gulen as his mortal enemy.
July 14, 2016 - 19:51 GMT
The Syrian regime was hit with two lawsuits in the past week from families of people who have died there.
July 12, 2016 - 13:01 GMT
A Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus is at risk of being further cut off from aid following weeks of bombing by Syrian pro-government forces and Russian warplanes.
July 11, 2016 - 10:01 GMT
Life aboard a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is a grinding routine with few comforts, even for the pilots flying sorties over Iraq and Syria. Most of the 5,500 crew on the "Mighty Ike" spend life below decks, and only pilots see war at close quarters.
July 06, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Muslims all over the world gathered on social media to strongly condemn the act sharing a common reaction of shock and horror. The majority of comments stressed the importance of Islam being a promoter of peace and condemned every attacker who uses the name of Islam to kill.
July 05, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Baghdad citizens are in mourning and searching for loved ones in the wake a Daesh suicide bombing shortly before Eid.
July 03, 2016 - 14:03 GMT
As the Iraqi military announced (not for the first time) that it had finally routed Daesh in Fallujah, the city’s former residents can be forgiven for not breathing a collective sigh of relief.
June 29, 2016 - 07:22 GMT
Crises on multiple fronts are forcing Ankara to adopt a more pragmatic stance - this week Turkey normalized relations with Israel and an 'apology' was accepted by Russia.
June 27, 2016 - 16:24 GMT
Maarat al-Numan residents' peaceful protests against al-Nusra Front in their city have lasted more than 100 days.
June 26, 2016 - 13:29 GMT
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
June 23, 2016 - 17:35 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.
June 21, 2016 - 12:42 GMT
It’s been less than 11 weeks since the EU struck its controversial deal with Turkey to stem the flow of asylum seekers into Europe. The agreement was immediately under pressure on several fronts and now looks set to unravel completely, even before any mass returns come to pass.
June 15, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
NATO declared cyberspace to be a war zone - meaning the organization can expand its operations and countermovements against Daesh online.
June 13, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
Baqaa, the largest of 10 official Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, lies 20 kilometers west of Amman. Sheikh Abu Mohammed al-Tahawi, a staunch Daesh supporter and one of the first callers for Jihad in Syria, used to reside there.