There is confusion over which rebel groups will be covered by the ceasefire, but after two previous ceasefires collapsed this year, many believe this agreement will last.
The conflict with ISIS and even older war in Syria will continue to radiate ferment across a region that will also witness an as-yet unknown Trump effect.
Leaders from Russia, Turkey, and Iran met Tuesday in talks to broker a peace deal in Syria, underscoring a shift in regional influence.
The Rewards for Justice program is run by the State Department. But the establishing and granting of bounties involves top figures from just about every major government agency.
A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 19, 2016 weekly magazine.
Police in Riyadh arrested the woman Monday, citing 'violations of general morals.'
Bad ideas can -- and will -- be beaten by better ideas. But the victory is rarely a quick one. Idea wars are won person by person.
New voices rise across the Arab world to prevent a lost generation from answering the jihadists' militant call in a message war crucial to the region’s balance of power.
Former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to talk about climate change.
The cereal company is under attack from news site Breitbart after pulling advertisements on Tuesday. But voters unhappy with the results of the election are striking back by boycotting companies with whom they disagree politically.
How Gift of the Givers, a Muslim-funded philanthropy in Africa, has become one of the world's most unusual charities.
US relations with Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey are some of the most challenging in the region, and Donald Trump's election looks likely to unsettle them all.