May 18, 2015 /
Tom Hundley, Elizabeth Dickinson
King Salman is moving swiftly to put his stamp on Saudi foreign policy.
May 15, 2015 / Time
Elizabeth Dickinson
The White House reassured Gulf countries over talks with Iran. But in Saudi Arabia, worries about Tehran have little to do with nuclear weapons.
May 13, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Elizabeth Dickinson
Saudis are cheering on the war in Yemen. But will they still be celebrating when the kingdom turns up the heat on the Islamic State?
November 9, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A fragile peace between Turkey and its Kurdish population is being tested by the ongoing conflict in Kobani, which is fueling Kurdish national mobilizations.
October 30, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Caryle Murphy
In Saudi Arabia, a new generation is pushing back against the government’s embrace of fundamentalism. But is the kingdom ready for nonbelievers?
October 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
James Harkin
Propaganda images of children at ISIS facilities and children in ISIS dawah (outreach) projects in ISIS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meghan Dhaliwal
This is what dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
October 21, 2014 / Harper's
James Harkin
How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?
September 30, 2014 / The New York Times
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
When the Islamic State threatened Kirkuk's borders, Kurdish peshmerga rushed in to protect it. But some of the city's residents see the presence of Kurdish forces as an occupying force.
September 30, 2014 / Harper's
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
When the Islamic State pushed Iraqi Christians from their homes, many fled to Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. There, some sought refuge in the concrete frame of a future shopping mall.
September 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Alice Su
A photo portrait of refugee life in Lebanon, which has more Syrian refugees per capita than any other country. Without official camps or sufficient funding, these refugees struggle to survive.
September 17, 2014 / Voice of America
Sebastian Meyer
Thousands of Iraqi Christians have fled their homes ahead of the Islamic State onslaught. Despite U.S. airstrikes, the prospect of these refugees returning is very low.

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