With ISIL moving towards urban warfare, serious questions regarding the efficacy of the US-led strat
24 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Iraq
On the campaign trail, Assad can only offer an exhausted and bleeding Syrian public a pyrrhic victory.
13 May 2014 08:33 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Iraq, Russia
Had Assad declined to run for a third term, he'd have shown that the country's future is more important than one man.
28 Apr 2014 10:25 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia
The protests in Egypt and the rest of the Muslim world over remarks made by Pope Benedict XVI, who implicitly linked Islam and violence, particularly in regard to jihad have still not abated.
Fawaz Gerges | 27 Sep 2006 19:25 GMT
Can a new heat-resistant vaccine for the highly contagious rotavirus save the lives of children in Niger?
Health, Niger, Africa
Staying fit and healthy is not easy in a slum, and many residents must perform a delicate balancing act to get by.
Health, Asia, Philippines
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
A ski industry has sprung up in the remote alps of Afghanistan. But will this enterprise survive a resurgent Taliban?