The regime has survived uprisings in the past. But now it is starting to kill demonstrators in great numbers.
The secretary of state takes flak from both chambers on Capitol Hill as his nominee for deputy gets grilled as well.
The Turkish president is shutting down a university to punish former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu for leaving the AKP and starting a new party, but he risks alienating precisely the voters he claims to champion.
The U.S. Middle East peace plan may be in a coma. But that hasn’t stopped Washington from handing major diplomatic victories to Israel.
Republicans are defending him in the impeachment inquiry by saying he gave more military aid than his predecessor, but it came only after the reluctant president was convinced it would be good for U.S. business.
The move is part of the administration’s campaign to get U.S. allies to pay more for defense. South Korea is also being asked to pony up.
Recent reports reveal a pattern of political retaliation, some without consequences, in Trump’s State Department.
Despite partisan bickering over the first public impeachment hearing into Trump's behavior, foreign service officers lauded the performance of two of their own, William Taylor and George Kent.
Lebanese protesters are reappropriating roadblocks—long a mark of civil war-era division—as a symbol of unity.
The Pentagon’s Middle East policy chief decries new recruitment of children in Syria and the Yemen civil war.
Will the new U.S. diplomatic outpost in the Arctic get a warm welcome?
Since India revoked Kashmiri autonomy in August, local villagers have been living in fear amid cross-border gunfire and unexploded shells.
The key question is whether U.S. troops have legal authority to fire on Syrian, Russian, or Iranian forces.