A group of Dutch families of foreign fighters detained in Syria are trying to get The Netherlands to repatriate them.
Seven striking similarities between developments regarding Islamic State today and the period before its surge in 2013-14.
From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
Everyone in Syria is fighting a slightly different war from everyone else, there are outsiders with their own goals – and the coronavirus is about to make everything much worse.
Turkey is a NATO member but that doesn't mean its NATO allies will come to its support in Syria.
The Aegean has long been a place of overlapping migration. Now it is facing a new crisis.
The war in Syria has reached a crisis point, with close to 400,000 deaths and more than 11 million people displaced.
The contested province of Idlib has become a focus of the conflict, which has become increasingly violent and dangerous.
New modelling techniques shed light on the ancient city of Ugarit and can help plan effective conservation.
As Syrian forces bombard the opposition enclave of Idlib, Turkey lacks an ongoing strategy.
For decades, Iran has built up a network of proxies across the Middle East. Will it now use them to retailiate for the killing of its top general?
Researchers used advanced chemical analyses to study breastfeeding in some of the world's first farming communities.
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders' meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO's history and its potential future.
Both drought and violence drove many Syrians out of their homes; even if the war ends, the continuing difficulty of farming will make it hard for them to return.
Families of those at risk of extremism need to be supported, not judged.
In northern Syria, Trump has caused U.S. allies and rivals to view American commitments in a new, uncertain light. Other countries may now shift to depend less on the U.S., weakening national power.
Distrust of the US – even if misplaced – can linger for decades, thwarting Washington’s foreign policy goals. A former US diplomat in Iraq reflects on that country's skepticism of US aid efforts.
The Morrison government has shown no enthusiasm for repatriating the family members of IS fighters. But as other nations bring back their own fighters, Australia may find itself forced to act.
Since the 1940s, Congress has largely let the president make decisions, while members of the House and Senate endorse or condemn those actions from the sidelines.
The EU’s rhetoric after Turkey’s military incursion in Syria has not been backed by concrete action or a persuasive engagement with Erdogan’s government.