Ako Salemi photographs Iran's dramatically changing climate for Time's Lightbox.
A Syrian Family in Greece makes one more risky journey, this time to learn their fate in the European asylum lottery
A Syrian refugee in Greece, Illham Alarabi thought her life would be better once she moved out of the refugee camp and into a hotel. She was wrong.
Being granted asylum means making a snap decision that will change your future forever.
How do you keep a family together when you've lost everything? TIME follows Syrian refugees as they give birth in Greece, and raise their children in uncertainty.
Ghazweh Aljabooli kept her family together through war in Syria and life as refugees in Jordan. But now they're starting new lives in Iowa, where some of their neighbors don't want them.
Paula Bronstein documents the heavy price paid by civilians in Afghanistan's endless war.
Vladimir Putin's sudden interest in Syria makes Russia a global player again.
The White House reassured Gulf countries over talks with Iran. But in Saudi Arabia, worries about Tehran have little to do with nuclear weapons.
Affordable drones are giving us a new—perhaps temporary—vantage on the world.
Yegor Guskov and Bogdan Zinchenko, who owned a gay bar in Sevastopol, feared for their business — and their family.
Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanity.