Thousands of migrants have died making the dangerous crossing.
Elias Groll is an assistant editor at Foreign Policy. A native of Stockholm, Sweden, he received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, where he was the managing editor of The Harvard Crimson.
If confirmed, the killing of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri would mark a milestone in Iraq's post-Saddam history.
On Thursday, WikiLeaks released the full archive of emails stolen from Sony servers.
The drone strike comes amid increased fighting in Yemen that has seen AQAP make territorial gains.
A guide to the latest GOP presidential candidate's writings.
The sale of the S-300 missile system could pave the way for further arms sales to the Islamic Republic.
The former secretary of state unveiled her candidacy in a video published Sunday.
The meeting comes as the two leaders attempt a diplomatic rapprochement between Cuba and the United States.