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.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met with a wanted Muslim rebel leader who emerged after three years of hiding in an effort to jump-start a peace process.
The UN says it has reports of atrocities committed by Islamic State fighters against nearby villagers.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State is claiming responsibility for an attack in Pakistan. It's unclear how much of a hand it could have had.
Climate change attracted very little focus in the debates. It's not because there's no difference between the candidates – but because talking about it might not benefit anyone.
The group’s savagery and missteps – toward Muslims – have created discontent and weakened its grasp from within. With an ideology based on hate, IS can only implode.
The civil war in Yemen is getting dirtier. And on Thursday, the US launched its first strike on targets there.
Yemen’s civil war now has global dimensions – in its civilian casualties, a near-famine, regional escalation, and a direct US attack inside a pivotal country on the Arabian Peninsula. The US bears further responsibility to be a peacemaker.
At a town hall on Wednesday, President Obama said that he chooses not to use the term in order to avoid associating the religion of Islam with the acts of terrorists.