Saudi king ends the lingering uncertainty over succession, promoting his son Mohammed bin Salman to crown prince and deputy prime minister.
In response to a rising threat posed by the Islamic State and a growing number of American casualties in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to announce a troop surge in the area to support a war effort that has extended over three US presidencies.
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.
The role of a woman in the terrorist attacks in Iran should help highlight the effort of several Muslim countries to train women as spiritual guides. The main purpose: to prevent recruitment of young people by jihadists.
Emerging profiles reveal more information about the attackers – two of whom were previously known by British authorities.
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.
So far, there are eight suspects detained by authorities for connections to the suicide bomber Salman Abedi.
By design, his first official trip abroad alights in the centers of three faiths, signaling hopes they can use their common roots to unite against terrorists and their supporters.
The latest ISIS attack on Christians pushes Egyptians to confront their religious tensions. Yet the country’s faith leaders are already ahead in grass-roots reconciliation.