Many see the violence in Yemen as a proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran. That's true to an extent, but risks oversimplification.
Islamic State, which has a growing presence in Libya, claimed responsibility for the deadly museum attack. Tunisia said two gunmen received military training in Libya.
It can't hurt. But Iraq reasserting control over its territory is going to prove a lot more complicated than that.
Israel's prime minister warned Congress that the US should not sign any nuclear deal with Iran until the Islamic Republic becomes a very different place.
Then, as now, an Israeli prime minister came to Washington to lobby Congress against a president's foreign policy. Reagan wasn't happy about it, either.
A look at some specific complaints from Israel on a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
Avijit Roy, who wrote about religion, was murdered on a Dhaka street yesterday. Attacks on free expression are an almost daily occurrence in some parts of the world.
There are good reasons to be skeptical about the claims made by supporters of the militant who has now been identified as Mohammed Emwazi.
Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, said Netanyahu's planned speech to Congress on Iran's nuclear program is 'destructive' to the US-Israel relationship.
It's a tough job at best, and hard to sustain if the proper conditions don't exist.
The right-wing complaint that Obama isn't emphasizing the 'Islamic' part of the 'Islamic State' enough isn't only misguided, it's dangerous.
The US is at war with the Islamic State. A look at some opinions on how to successfully fight the group, and the risks that come with that.
While the self-described Islamic State's claim that it burned 45 people to death in Iraq yesterday has yet to be confirmed, its obsession with torture and murder continues to rise. And not even a key proponent of global jihad has been able to dissuade them from such gruesome action.
A look at what that means for the US strategy in Iraq, and for Iraq's future.
Two Al Jazeera English journalists have posted bail, and the government of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has hinted at a pardon. But the press environment is largely hostile.
A news blackout has become an orthodox response to kidnappings in war zones. But is it helping captives survive their ordeals?
Fears of a sectarian war in Yemen increased as the largest protests erupted since the Houthis seized power. The US State Department warned of risks to the diplomatic community in Sanaa.