Climate scientists are trying figure out how environmental changes are affecting the yearly monsoons — and the lives of millions
Saraqeb rejoiced when the heart of the regime was struck. Then the President’s soldiers hit back
The Egyptian dictatorship’s spy chief leaves behind a subterranean legacy of fear and brutality, as well as questions over what state secrets he takes to the grave
A suicide bomber carried out an attack that killed seven people in a bus transporting Israeli tourists to the Bulgarian seaside on July 18, the country’s interior minister said. The attack prompted Israeli officials to point the …
In southern Colombia, a tribe of indigenous people, the Nasa Indians, have risen up after being caught in the crossfire of a government offensive against leftist guerrillas. In mid-July, hundreds of Nasa, whose only weapons are …
UPDATE: U.S. officials say the bomber has been identified as a member of a Hizballah cell.
In the absence of firm evidence, the strongest argument for Iranian involvement in the bombing of a busload of Israeli tourists at a …
Even if the regime loses its grip on growing swaths of territory, the civil war’s sectarian dimension could see it opt to retreat into enclaves controlled by its base of Alawite, Christian and non-Sunni support
Today’s picks include a terrorist attack in Bulgaria and an impending ASEAN announcement
After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation
A TIME correspondent sends in a dispatch from a town in the restive northern Syrian province of Idlib. On a day when rebels managed to kill four top figures in the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, there were reminders …
In a severe low to the regime’s inner circle, Assad lost four of his top lieutenants, including his brother-in-law. He also lost the all-important sense of invulnerability.
Besieged Idlib province has been sending reinforcements to rebels in the capital. Now, it celebrates a stunning victory–the assassination of two members of President Assad’s inner circle.
The site where over 100 Yemeni soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber is now home to a lurid, stirring memorial. But not all Yemenis think it’s appropriate