As the sectarian violence of Syria’s conflict spills over, the proxy struggles between Lebanon’s influential Shi‘ite organization Hizballah and the staunchly Sunni Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have turned into open war
According to the UN, the Syrian Government is hindering humanitarian access. But there is little that can be done.
Saudi Arabia eyes its nuclear options after the deal with Iran leaves it feeling vulnerable
There’s delight in Tehran, but some fear that Congress could scrap a future deal
The al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades took responsibility for Tuesday’s suicide-bomb attack on the Iranian embassy in Lebanon, raising fears that the Lebanese-based Sunni group may unleash a new spate of religious …
Just hours after suicide bombers attacked the Iranian embassy in Lebanon’s capital Beirut, killing 23 including the cultural attaché, claims of responsibility and accusations started flying. The al-Qaeda-linked and …
Western governments are increasingly worried about foreigners going to fight in Syria with extremist groups
Viruses cross borders invisibly and dangerously. The fighting in Syria has made that especially easy for polio
Less than a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that 10 Syrian children had been paralyzed by polio, the Syrian regime capitalized on their suffering for propaganda purposes.
When Syrian President Bashar Assad met with the U.N.–Arab League envoy on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of peace talks that might bring an end to a civil war that has killed more than 115,000 Syrians, he made one thing …
In strict, conservative Saudi Arabia, there are signs of a booming illicit amphetamines trade
A spike in the trafficking of the illegal drug Captagon, popular in the Middle East, is connected to Syria’s brutal civil war