A wounded Syrian boy cries at a makeshift hospital following a reported airstrike by government forces in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, November 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
Let's be clear, there are two current wars going on in Syria. One between Bashar al-Assad and opposition rebels, the second, between Daesh and everyone else. Dialogue is key with Assad, but military action is needed against Daesh.
November 22, 2015 - 09:13 GMT
Expert Michael Burleigh describes how Daesh used fear, isolation, and desperation to sink its deadly tentacles into the Middle East, while racking up millions in the sale of sex slaves and extortion.
Armed tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi flash their guns in the Dabab district in Taez province, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 19, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
The battle between Houthis and government forces to control Taiz will be the focal point of peace talks in Yemen. Here is why.
Muslim and Jewish mourners at a memorial near the Bataclan concert hall in Paris. (AFP/File)
November 18, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Paris attacks have caused a serious backlash against Syrian refugees in Paris.
Daesh seems to be getting stronger worldwide, despite Western efforts to quell the extremist group. (AFP/File)
November 16, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Daesh militancy is taking centerstage at this year's G20. Taking place only days after the Paris terror attacks, world leaders are looking for a solution, even though there might not be one.
Flowers are seen at a make shift memorial near the crime scene of the Bataclan concert hall on November 15, 2015 in Paris. (AFP/Miguel Medina)
November 15, 2015 - 11:51 GMT
The tragic events that occurred in Beirut and Paris this past week have united different factions of the population. Here's hoping that it unites the different actors in the government in the same way.
Barack Obama held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House this week. (AFP/File)
November 12, 2015 - 08:43 GMT
Barack Obama appears to be giving Israel more leeway than any other US administration. Why is the American president failing to take action against the Jewish state?
Syrians are taking a new route to Europe - through the bleak Sahara Desert (AFP/File)
November 11, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Many Syrian asylum seekers are attempting a new route into Europe, fly to western Africa and traveling
Palestinians walk past Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque at the Al-Aqsa compound, November 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 10, 2015 - 06:10 GMT
Tensions in the Al-Aqsa compound may have subsided but the long-term issue remains of what Israeli authorities plan to do with the site.
Lévy reminds us that Assad controls only a fifth of Syria’s territory, and the remaining four-fifths will never willingly resubmit. (AFP/File)
November 08, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
In wake of last week's peace talks in Vienna, world powers must choose sides in Syria. But Bernard-Henri Lévy reminds us that the state of Syria is not contingent on the presidency Bashar al-Assad.
Israeli Arabs march during a demonstration to protest against the demolition of houses by Israeli authorities on June 15, 2015, in the town of Kfar Kana in northern Israel. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
November 03, 2015 - 15:29 GMT
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict comes down to one thing.
Earlier this year, war broke out between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government which has led to a sectarian struggle and a crippling humanitarian crisis in the country. (AFP/File)
November 02, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Medical conditions in Yemen are dire, as the blockade has greatly restricted access to supplies and Saudi-led coalition's bombing strikes have caused the displacement of doctors and medical specialists.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of members of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi on October 22, 2015. (AFP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
November 01, 2015 - 08:49 GMT
French authorities seem to think a Russian military intervention against Boko Haram in West Africa is "hypothetical".
Muhammadu Buhari was elected to office earlier this year with the hopes that he would address rampant corruption, the presence of Boko Haram, and a weakened economy. (AFP/File)
October 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Newly elected Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has set a strict deadline for Nigerian military leaders to eliminate the terrorist group by this December.
Masked Palestinian youth are seen during clashes with Israeli border guards in the Palestinian village of al-Ram, between Jerusalem and Ramallah in the Israeli occupied West Bank, on October 22, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 28, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Palestinians are fed up with the unabashed corruptions and political incompetence of Palestinian political elite who do not seem to go away.
An elderly Egyptian man arrives at a polling station in Cairo’s Dokki district, on October 27, 2015, as voters are back to polling stations in 14 of Egypt's 27 provinces in a two-day run-off for the first round of a parliamentary election. AFP / Khaled Desouki
October 27, 2015 - 10:06 GMT
Recent policy changes in Egypt focused on major metropolitan areas, further isolating rural citizens. In Upper Egypt, rural and urban citizens are increasingly divided on resources, religion, and leadership styles.