Foreign Affairs
Body Count Report Reveals At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost To US-Led War On Terror
Although a conservative estimate, physicians' groups say the figure 'is approximately 10 times greater' than typically reported.
Warships Move In Key Strait As Airstrikes Widen In Yemen
At least 24 civilians were killed in Friday's strikes, bringing the toll from two days to 45 civilians, the Houthi-run Interior Ministry said. The Houthis' TV station showed footage from a market in Saada it said was struck by missiles, with images of charred bodies and wrecked vehicles.
Nuclear Threat Escalating Beyond Political Rhetoric
Twenty-five years after the Soviet collapse, the world is entering a new nuclear age.
Iran Focused On Nuclear Deal Despite Yemen Crisis
Yemen is "the hot issue of the day" and has come up at the talks but "it doesn't mean that we negotiated about it," Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Citing US Airstrikes, Reports Indicate Some Militia Forces May Abandon Battle For Tikrit
The reluctance of key Shiite militias to fight alongside US in Iraq contradicts Pentagon's official version of events
As Saudi Arabia And Allies Continue Airstrikes, Sorrow And Rage In Yemen
Saudi Arabia discusses deploying as many as 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes in operation receiving coordination from the Pentagon and supported by Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain
South Sudan Frees Hundreds Of Child Soldiers, Including 9-Year Old Girl
Some 12,000 children are still in active combat both on the side of the rebels and militias allied to government, Unicef says, making the removal of child fighters from the conflict a difficult task.
Obama: Dim Hope For End To Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
"Netanyahu, in the election run-up, stated that a Palestinian state would not occur while he was prime minister," Obama said. "And I took him at his word that that's what he meant.
Saudi Arabia Launches Airstrikes As Yemen Civil War Ignites Regional Firestorm
The situation remains complex, but human rights activist declares "Hell is on the door" and "The worst is coming" as bombs fall in capital of Sanaa.
New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East
New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in aggravating major conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa.