ISIS leaves a fifth-century monastery in the Syrian desert in ruins, including the remains of an important saint. Continue reading →
Lebanon is one of the Middle East's most diverse nations, but it's surrounded by turmoil. Is Lebanon's stability in jeopardy?
An archaeological site in Turkey home to the world's oldest monument will receive an investment of over $15 million over the next 20 years.
The predominantly Muslim country just elected women in its municipal government for the first time. Is life changing for women in this very traditional society?
Could ISIS be moving its capital from Raqqa, Syria to Libya? Evidence points to this possible shift.
Throughout the world, Islamic scholars issue fatwas to Muslims looking for interpretations of the Quran. But what exactly is a fatwa?
When monarchies ruled, insulting kings was illegal. But many countries still use these laws, so where is it a crime to insult a leader?
The Arab Spring sparked hopes for democracy. Instead, the region saw renewed authoritarianism, the rise of ISIS, and a historic humanitarian crisis.
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