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Mar 30, 2015 09:40 AM ET
Pakistan is the only predominantly Muslim country to possess nuclear weapons technology, and it has become a relevant player in international politics. Just how much power does it wield?
Mar 16, 2015 10:53 AM ET
On March 7, Boko Haram's leader, through an audio message, announced the group's intention to join with the Islamic State. What do they hope to gain from such an alliance?
Mar 10, 2015 11:05 AM ET
Recent reports have estimated that more than 20,000 foreign fighters have joined ISIS' reign of terror in the Middle East. Who are these people, where do they come from, and why are they joining an evil fighting force?
Feb 23, 2015 08:49 AM ET
With mass executions a routine part of its murderous rampage in the Middle East, is it even possible to overstate the power currently being wielded by the Islamic State?
Feb 13, 2015 10:28 AM ET
Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised a relentless and punishing campaign against ISIS militants attempting to destabilize his country and the Middle East. Can Jordan win the fight against ISIS?
Feb 4, 2015 11:35 AM ET
With the recent passing of King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia looks now to his successor, King Salman. What challenges does the new monarch face? Trace explains.
Jan 30, 2015 08:30 AM ET
With the recent passing of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, new concerns have arisen for women's rights going forward. Abdullah was a devout conservative Muslim leader, but he was able to push for some reforms for women. Trace explains what lies ahead.
Jan 23, 2015 06:26 AM ET
A coup this week in Yemen has left what many worry is a power vacuum in the region, in a country already beset with violent groups vying for control. Amy examines the current facts on the ground in the Middle East's poorest country.
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