Many Saudis see the passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, overriding President Obama’s veto, as irreparable damage to a long relationship.
The Turkish incursion into Syria has buoyed the groups under the banner of the Free Syrian Army, but those fighters are under no illusions that their new allies support their revolution.
The country’s largest rebel group and the government said they had finally come to an agreement to end a conflict that had lasted 52 years and claimed some 220,000 lives.
Escapees from the Iraqi city of Mosul describe the Islamic State’s extreme dress code, which made showing so much as an eyebrow an offense punishable by the whip.
A global troupe of marginal liberation movements invited to a curious gathering near the Kremlin included, improbably, four from the United States.
Myanmar’s departing government has lifted a nearly four-year curfew in Rakhine, where clashes between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists left more than 200 people dead.
Virginia Raggi, elected as the city’s first female mayor in a shining moment for the anti-establishment movement, appears to be floundering.
Unauthorized settlements dot hilltops in the West Bank, and anti-settlement groups and Palestinians say retroactively legalizing them is a methodical effort to change the region’s map.