Jihadists continue their campaign to destroy the treasured heritage site.
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.
Terrorist groups like ISIS have profited not only financially but also in propaganda terms from taking hostages. Can anything be done to stop the practice?
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?
Cultural heritage sites in the Middle East are under attack by the terrorists of ISIS, who seem to enjoy destroying relics as much as they do killing people. Why are they erasing history?
After several deadly attacks and threats to its government, Turkey has officially declared war on ISIS. Is it possible Turkey could lose?
The Islamic State jihadist group has blown up parts of the Temple of Bel in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
Islamic State militants blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in Syria -- and have now released photos of the devastation.
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