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.
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
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