Mangroves are superheroes on both land and sea, storing carbon and providing protection for coasts.
The growing Arab military, political and religious influence is only the latest example of an external force taking hold in the Horn of Africa.
Targeted killing – the killing of specific individuals usually performed by drones – is a globally expanding practice.
A constitutional scholar considers the legal arguments that could undo Trump's executive order barring travel by residents of seven Muslim majority countries.
As one of the world's messiest conflicts, the war in Yemen seems to defy any political resolution.
Westerners consistently misunderstand and overestimate the threat of terrorism, and often gloss over the specific reasons behind attacks.
We know how to prevent gender-based violence, and that we must respond to survivors' needs. The challenge is in making it happen.
If Trump becomes president, he'll inherit one of the US's most dangerous military tools.
While Yemen burns, Theresa May's government plays with words.
The interventionist foreign policy of the Gulf states is increasingly at odds with their economic security.
Eritrea achieved independence 25 years ago amid high expectations for its future. Today, the country's youth make up a large portion of the refugees risking their lives for a better future in Europe.
The US has been mounting semi-secret drone strikes in Yemen for years – and it seems the UK has been deeply involved.
Thousands killed, millions displaced, a country in ruins: when will the international community act to end the violence?
The war of words between the Gulf's two biggest powers is hotting up, but they've been at loggerheads for decades.
Syria and IS may have dominated the news this year, but the Middle East has plenty of other problems on its hands.
When is a coalition not a coalition? When you don't tell the founding members they're in it.
By pursuing their strategic goals in the region, the UK, US and an Arab coalition are indirectly contributing to the destruction of Yemen’s cultural heritage.
Although Africa is familiar with large-scale refugee crises, it is uncommon for it to host people seeking protection from outside the continent, as is the case with thousands of Yemeni refugees.
Is it enough for the nation's best newspapers to rely on 'official sources' – even when independent investigators say they're wrong?
A leak of secret US files reveal details of the drone strike programme. But is this really a 'new Snowden'?