The Islamic Republic's anti-smoking campaign is yet another example of the government's shaky control over its population.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
As the kingdom experiences momentous change, women are keenly aware that the weight of history is on their shoulders.
How Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plans telegraph to Saudis that the era of compromise with conservatives is ending.
Europe has managed to slow the flow of migrants, at least for now — but is undermining its most cherished values in the process.
Migrants who fail to reach Europe face humiliation, isolation, and impoverishment at home.
Are naval search-and-rescue operations saving migrants’ lives—or just encouraging them to take greater risks?
Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be captured, sold, and traded like slaves.
They’re migrants’ only chance of making it safely across the Sahara. They’re also outlaws engaged in a deadly game of cat and mouse with Niger’s military.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.
Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.
Europe has been helping fight the country’s jihadis for years. Now it’s turning its sights on human smugglers.