Middle East

Trial begins for nine Jordanians over Karak castle attack

Nine Jordanians have gone on trial in connection with last year's attack on one of the oldest castles in the Middle East. Gunmen linked to ISIL killed 10 people and injured tourists at Karak castle.

Asia Pacific

How life has changed in Thailand since 2014 military coup

May 22 marks three years since the then-Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army Prayuth Chan-o-cha staged a military coup against Yingluck Shinawat’s government and took power.

Latin America

Venezuela: Thousands cross bridge into Colombia for better opportunities

Thousands have crossed a key bridge into neighbouring Colombia to escape the country's deepening crises in search of better lives and opportunities.

Africa

Zambia considers treason charge against opposition leader Hichilema

A Zambian court will rule on whether it will proceed with a case of treason against the leader of the opposition or not.

Middle East

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit sparks online reaction

US President Donald Trump, leaders and representatives of 55 Arab and Muslim-dominated countries kicked off their Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh, focusing on unity in the fight against terrorism.

Politics

Byline: Venezuela

The Stream hosts a round table of reporters to explore the challenges of covering the ongoing economic and political unrest in Venezuela.

Byline: Venezuela

Middle East

Israel settlements a sticking point in Trump's Jerusalem visit

After a two-day Saudi Arabia trip, US President Donald Trump will travel to Jerusalem to seek ways to restart talks between the Palestinian Authority and Israel.

Latin America

Brazilian protesters call for President Temer to resign

Brazilians stage protests around the country to call for president to step down or be impeached after graft charges.

Politics

Erdogan elected leader of Turkey's ruling party

President Erdogan vows to fight Turkey's enemies home and abroad as he was chosen to lead the AK party.

Erdogan elected leader of Turkey's ruling party

US & Canada

Riyadh summit discusses ways of rooting out terrorism

Arab-Islamic-American summit condemns perpetrators that commit terrorist acts in the name of religion.

Politics

Profile: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

President of Iran comes from clerical background, and has served the government in several capacities in the past.

Profile: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

Opinion

What next for Brazil’s decaying kleptocracy?

Times are bleak for the South American giant.

Dawisson Belem Lopes

by Dawisson Belem Lopes

Dawisson Belem Lopes

Latin America

Clashes mark Venezuela's 50th day of anti-government protests

Venezuela's capital has seen more intense clashes as tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marked 50 days of their demonstrations.

Opinion

Taming a theocracy: Lessons from Iran's election

If Rouhani fails to include the poor and the disfranchised in Iran's expanding economy, nativists can have a rebirth.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Latin America

Up to 200,000 Venezuelans march in anti-Maduro protests

Protesters take to Venezuela's streets to mark 50 days of protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

Inside Story

How will Trump's first foreign trip shape US diplomacy?

Saudi Arabia rolls out the red carpet on the first stop of Trump's eight-day tour.