The UN announced that 'excessive air strikes' to help Syria regain control over the city of Raqqa have caused 'staggering loss of civilian life.'
ISIS's ambition for an Islamic caliphate has suffered significant setbacks in Iraq and Syria, but analysts warn that a spate of attacks, from Britain to Iran to the Philippines, shows the jihadist group is hardly defeated.
An attack Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah, killed 17 people and injured more than 40. Many across the country have suspicions Saudi Arabia had a hand in the siege.
Kuwait’s emir is engaging Qatar’s emir in a series of talks intended to mediate a resolution to the disagreement that resulted in strict embargos on Qatar.
In response to the greatest unrest in the Gulf region in decades, Turkey is fulfilling its two-year-old promise to reaffirm its military presence in Qatar.
Wednesday’s twin attacks in Tehran, Iran, for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility, adds to widening political gap between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
On the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, the United Nations calls for a lasting solution that would benefit both Israelis and Palestinians.
Qatar's neighbors accuse the state of engaging with extremist groups responsible for destabilizing the region. In an effort to begin building peace in the region, Kuwait is trying to navigate the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since 1991.
Four Arab nations sever diplomatic ties over Qatar's support of Islamist groups. The nations vow to cut air and sea traffic, sending Qatari's stock market tumbling.
Thousands took to the streets on Friday to protest Wednesday's bombing in Kabul, the worst the city has seen since the US-led campaign to topple the Taliban began in 2001.
The bomb, one of the deadliest in the city, exploded in the center of Afghanistan's capital in the middle of the morning rush hour.
On March 17, US forces reportedly targeted two IS snipers in a single building, which set off a series of explosives in the house that killed many civilians. Iraqi officials, however, say that there were only civilians killed in the blast, and that there were no hidden munitions.
The attack reportedly bears the hallmarks of groups linked to the Islamic State.