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?
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?
A strict variant of Islam called Wahhabism is adhered to by terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and ISIS. Which other groups practice wahhabism and what are its tenets?
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.
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.
Terrorist watch lists in the United States and elsewhere continue to grow, as the times become increasingly violent. How many people are on such lists, and is surveillance against them working as it should? Julian Huguet explains.
The recent Charlie Hebdo killings have put a new focus on gun control efforts in European nations. Chastity Vicencio surveys legislation on the continent.
As seen in the recent assassination of staffers at a French satirical magazine by terrorists offended by cartoon depictions of Muhammad, why are some Muslims so enraged by pictorial representations of the Islamic prophet?
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