ISIS may be getting the lion's share of the headlines, but the world is filled with terrorist organizations large and small. Tara explains which among them has provided either public nods or more tangible help to ISIS.
ISIS control has expanded rapidly across Syrian and Iraqi territories, prompting the United States and other nations to take immediate military action. Turkey shares a border with both war-torn countries, so why are they hesitant to join the fight?
An ISIS nation could be worse than Taliban rule in Afghanistan.
With its prime minister recently stepping down thanks to a lack of support, what is the current state of Iraq's government?
The aim of the strikes is to stop jihadists from moving into autonomous Kurdistan and carrying out a potential genocide against displaced minorities.
A 6,500-year-old skeleton was found in the basement of the Penn Museum. See photos.
Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
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