Mar 18, 2015

Palestinians want world pressure on Israel after Netanyahu win

Palestinian leaders on Wednesday called for international pressure on Israel and support for their unilateral moves toward statehood after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election win. Netanyahu’s surprise victory, after pledging in the final days of the campaign that there would be no Palestinian state ...

Migrants flock to EU door at Hungary's border

Mar 2, 2015

Migrants flock to EU door at Hungary's border

Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel. Tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and ...

Feb 23, 2015

Yemen's disintegration

Sustained chaos in Yemen could allow violent groups such as the Islamic State and al-Qaida to use the country as a base for operations elsewhere.

This is no time to abandon Yemen

Feb 20, 2015

This is no time to abandon Yemen


To ensure that the recent overthrow of its government by the Shiite Houthi rebel movement does not deal Yemen the lethal blow that it has avoided so far, the international community must not abandon the country in what may be its hour of greatest ...

Feb 19, 2015

Iran wields power from Syria to Gulf as rise alarms Sunni rivals

The commander of the foreign wing of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was upbeat as he addressed a rally marking the 36th anniversary of the uprising that ushered in theocratic rule. “We are witnessing the export of the Islamic revolution throughout the region,” Qassem Suleimani, the ...