This week we mark 25 years since the Srebrenica genocide carried out against the Bosnian people during the break-up of Yugoslavia. On 11 July, 1995, Bosnian Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic and Serbian paramilitary units systematically massacred 8,372 men and boys: each one a mother’s son, a father, husband or loved one, to those left behind. It must not be forgotten, writes Anna Fotyga.
The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.
The Turkish invasion into the Kurdish region lacked "legitimacy under international law". Berlin's development ministry wants to help in northern Syria because of COVID-19. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Autonomous zones, protest camps and intentional communities alike thrive on hard work and consensus — and can become disastrous rapidly.
The Ibrahim brothers were part of a successful, moderate Muslim family. What drove them to help carry out the most devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka’s history?
Human rights groups say the new law will give the police and military forces more powers to stifle dissent.
A new report revealed a broad campaign that targeted Muslims in China and their diaspora in other countries, beginning as early as 2013.
As the civil war enters its 10th year, Syria’s economy is collapsing and the pandemic is adding to the woes. Donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid Tuesday, an amount not nearly enough to end the misery.
International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).
Almost nine months after the death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by U.S. Special Forces, it was rumored Tuesday morning that his successor -- the shadowy Abu Ibrahim al-Quraishi -- had also been taken out, this time in an American-led drone strike in the northern pocket of war-torn Syria at some point earlier this week.
His new memoir “Lot Six” traces the Syrian-Jewish enclave that spawned him, the instructor who unnerved him, and the biting comedy that made his name.
About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.
Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday (16 June) of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).
In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.
President Bashar al-Assad faces threats he cannot bomb into submission, as protests erupt over living standards and a rift opens among the ruling elite.
The president made misleading claims about his military budgets, the fight against the Islamic State and wars in the Middle East.
The growing pressure on the United States to reduce its military presence in Iraq comes as strikes by the Islamic State are on the rise.
Relations between President Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey have long blown hot and cold. For the moment, they are finding common cause.