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Oct 9, 2015 04:45 AM ET
Saudi Arabia is overseeing a U.N. Human Rights Council panel, but the nation is known for violating human rights. So what are these violations? [url=]Test URL[/url]
Oct 6, 2015 01:08 PM ET
A new report has compiled the experiences of dozens of people who said they joined ISIS and then later defected. What was life like for them inside the terrorist organization?
Oct 3, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The millennia-old story, The Epic of Gilgamesh, is expanded with the finding of a new verse.
Oct 2, 2015 07:10 AM ET
Once in disarray after being driven out of power by U.S. forces in 2001, the Taliban seems on its way to reclaiming Afghanistan, as American forces have sharply drawn down and are leaving the region.
Sep 29, 2015 12:25 PM ET
Russia has consistently voted against sanctions on Syria, showcasing its support for an old friend. How did the two countries become so close?
Sep 28, 2015 12:00 PM ET
The Taliban broke into a prison in Afghanistan and released hundreds of criminals. Could it bring the terrorists closer to regaining power?
Sep 16, 2015 05:20 AM ET
With Iran's oft-stated goal of wiping Israel off the map, tension between the two countries is pepertually high. What would happen if they went to war? How do they stack up with each other militarily?
Sep 11, 2015 09:57 AM ET
Saudi Arabia holds the record for the most executions, for crimes ranging from robbery to rape. What can you be executed for in the country, and why is capital punishment on the rise there?
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