A number of physical, political, and bureaucratic roadblocks have prevented food, medical items, and other necessities from reaching civilians in besieged zones during the seven-day truce.
A fragile truce in a brutal war was driven in large part by humanitarian concerns. That aim must remain, amid other motives, to help heal a broken Syria.
As Iraq prepares to retake its second-largest city from Islamic State, it can use the expected victory to renew efforts to restore an historic harmony between Sunnis and Shiites.
A former leader in an Al Qaeda affiliate admits guilt – and regret – in a world court for destroying ancient artifacts in Timbuktu, Mali. His advice to jihadists: Save all of humanity’s cherished culture rather than destroy it.
While children as suicide bombers could be a desperate tactic, it can also be a form of psychological warfare.
Nigerian forces have announced that an airstrike Friday against Boko Haram killed several leaders of the terrorist group, among those claimed killed is Abubakar Shekau, infamous head of Boko Haram.
The practice of using children as suicide bombers is not restricted to the so-called Islamic State, as other Islamic militant groups have also done so.
In an apparent effort to make room for thousands of detainees apprehended in the wake of a July coup attempt, Turkey will release 38,000 prisoners.
The Hezbollah leader quoted Donald Trump at a rally in Lebanon on Saturday, saying that the presidential candidate's assertions that the Obama administration founded the Islamic State are 'based on facts and documents.'
The first unclassified report on the suspected military backgrounds of Guantánamo Bay prisoners tells the stories of 107 detainees.