Putting a Human Face on Syria's Tragedy
In her book "A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea," Fleming tells the story of Doaa al-Zamel, a young woman who is destined to become the Malala Yousafzai of Syria.
Aleppo: The Consequences of a Forgotten City
The destruction of Syria's former commercial capital is a harbinger of more terrible things to come in the Middle East—and in Europe.
European Populist Movement Smacks of Fascist Past
Brexit vote, Donald Trump's victory, Le Pen's rise in France and more give comfort to hard-right leaders who are evoking some of Europe's darkest days.
The French Attacks Bring the Battlefield Home
The French character is resilient and proud, but no one is leaving, no one is fleeing—we are all in it together, the author writes.
An Interview With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría
Middle East Editor Janine di Giovanni talks with Gurría about post-war economies, corruption and lessons learnt from the Peso.
Davos Diary: The Scene in Switzerland
On the ground at the World Economic Forum.
Egypt Is Trying to Crush the Muslim Brotherhood. Can It Survive?
Once the leading nonviolent Islamist movement in the Middle East, the Muslim Brotherhood is being overshadowed by more radical groups.
Tunisia's ISIS Connection
This tiny nation sends more foreign jihadist fighters to Syria than any other country.
On Nakba Day, Pope Francis Gives Palestinians a Symbolic Victory
The pontiff has agreed to sign a treaty recognizing the state of Palestine.
The New Exodus: Christians Flee ISIS in the Middle East
After years of slow but steady decline, Christians are being driven from the Middle East by ISIS.
Nemesis: The Shadowy Iranian Training Shia Militias in Iraq
Iran-backed Shia militias are now leading the fight against ISIS, and driving a savage sectarian war
The Militias of Baghdad
Shiite militants, backed by Iran, may be the only hope of defeating ISIS.
Dead Cleric Walking
Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Shiite Muslim cleric dissident to death.
Thousands More Hostages Taken By ISIS Remain Forgotten
After the release of 49 Turkish prisoners, the extent of Islamic State's kidnapping is revealed – and ignored
On Death Mountain
The Yazidis face permanent exile unless the Islamic State is defeated
Mother of Libya's Revolution Murdered
Salwa Bugaighis fought for a better future for Libya. Last week she was killed in her home
How Close Is Baghdad from 'Zero Hour'?
Experts say the insurgents will wage war on the capital from the "Baghdad belt" of towns circling the city
It's a tough job, and the Dutch woman overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons admits it won't happen by the June 30 deadline
A Norwegian woman is trying to stop the misery in South Sudan
Daughters of the Syrian Revolution
In refugee camps, teens face a tough choice: picking potatoes or a husband
Syria's Cycle of Retribution
When nonviolent revolutions spin into bloodshed.
The Land of Invisible Women
The Arab Spring gave Yemen's women a public voice and a visible face. But the revolution has faded without changing anything for millions.
Champagne Flows While Syria Burns
A country at war with itself. Bombs and civilian massacres. Yet, in Damascus, the music plays on.
Angie Goes to War
A war she didn't fully understand has inspired Angelina Jolie to get behind the camera for a love story set in Bosnia.
Libya: Gaddafi's Reign of Terror
A journalist's account of life in Libya, a land haunted by the ghosts of Gaddafi's reign of terror.
The Making of a Monster
When his beloved daughter shot herself with his favorite gun, Serbian General Ratko Mladic lost his mind, drenching the Balkans in blood. His capture last week may finally bring justice for his victims.