by Aviva Shen Dec 26, 2014
The court has been used not only to try terrorism cases but also to dole out lengthy sentences to political dissidents and human rights workers.
by Ari Phillips Dec 21, 2014
With diplomatic relations warming between the U.S. and Cuba, oil and gas companies may train their sights on what's off Cuba's coast.
by Beenish Ahmed Oct 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Zack Ford Sep 26, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from violence, but not everybody supported it.
by Hayes Brown Sep 23, 2014
It wasn't just ISIS in the U.S.' crosshairs on Monday night, but also a group with close ties to al-Qaeda's main leadership.
by Travis Waldron Apr 14, 2014
"This would be a further step towards full participation by girls and women at all levels of sport in the country," the International Olympic Committee said of a pending council recommendation.
by Mar 27, 2014
As President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia this week, his main challenge is to be straightforward with the Saudis about what we see as our interests and values informing our overall strategy for the region.
by Andrew Breiner Mar 24, 2014
In the space of about seven days, ABC Family's new pilot Alice In Arabia went from one-paragraph blurb to leaked script to cancelled.
by Judd Legum Oct 26, 2013
More than 60 Saudi women got behind the wheel on Saturday in a bold protest of the nation's de facto ban on women driving.
by Hayes Brown Oct 18, 2013
The choice comes as a surprise to observers of both the Middle East and the United Nations.