Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran as Fallout From Mass Execution Continues
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says the kingdom has severed diplomatic relations with Iran a day after protesters looted and burned the Saudi embassy in Tehran.
My Journey Inside the Islamic State
Filmmaker Medyan Dairieh spent three weeks alone, embedded with the Islamic State in June 2014, gaining unprecedented access into the heart of the self-proclaimed caliphate. Here he describes what he learned.
Security Footage Shows Suspected Suicide Bomber Entering Mosque in Kuwait
The video shows a man entering one of Kuwait City’s oldest mosques moments before a massive cloud of smoke and debris erupts from inside.
The Only Thing Iraq’s Sunnis and Shias Hate More Than Each Other Is the Islamic State
Iraq’s Sunni tribes and Shia militias are trying to put aside their history of bloodletting and find ways to support each other in the fight against the Islamic State.
Islamic State’s Capture of Ramadi May Signal Larger Role for Iraq’s Militias as Conflict Continues
Experts say the spectacular defeat of Iraqi security forces on Sunday could cement Washington and Baghdad's reliance on Shia militias and their Iranian backers in the fight against the militants.
The US May Need to Solve a Paradox to Defeat the Islamic State
To win the war, the US may also have to defeat Iranian proxies. But doing that may involve partnering with tribes who partner with… the Islamic State.