Iranian American journalist and writer Azadeh Moaveni spoke with Marco Werman about why the term "ISIS brides" is problematic and shares her perspective on the much bigger role that women have had in militant Islamic groups.
In 2016, Japan received a record number of applications for refugee status. It rejected 99 percent of them.
A recent government offensive shut down smuggling tunnels rebels used to bring in supplies to besieged Eastern Ghouta. With nearly 300,000 people reportedly on the brink of famine, only a pair of businessmen can provide supplies. But they aren’t cheap.
There is no shortage of evidence needed to charge Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with war crimes. There is, however, a shortage of political will.
Converting from Islam to Christianity can be a dangerous thing in the Middle East. In some countries, it's illegal. Yet some Syrian refugees are converting, despite receiving threats.
A major water crisis in Syria's capital worsened as regime and rebel forces clashed near its main reservoir Thursday despite a fragile truce that entered its seventh day.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian children are attending temporary Syrian schools in Turkey, where they learn in Arabic. But the country is considering a plan to have them attend Turkish schools only.
Laura Passoni went to Syria to join the ISIS terror group, taking along her 4-year-old son. She soon realized: "I made a very bad mistake."
The White Helmets have been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, but the group is also criticized.