This story is confusing, exhausting and beneath the dignity of the White House, but here's what's going on.
When ISIS forces captured Raqqa in 2014, they did a donut in a tank. Really. Yesterday, after US-backed SDF forces captured Raqqa, they did a donut in a tank. Really.
The conflict between Kurdish and Iraqi forces follows Kurdistan’s independence vote.
Just how much of the world is at potential risk?
Zainabu Hamayaji went to extraordinary lengths to protect her 10 children from being abducted by Boko Haram.
In a new speculative-fiction anthology series, Iraqi authors consider their country's tumultuous present as they envision how it could look in the year 2103.
Somali president declares three days of mourning after deadliest ever attack is blamed on militant group al-Shabaab.
Here's a roundup of eight key claims made by President Trump in his speech on the Iran nuclear deal.
The military is currently testing an electromagnetic rail gun that can shoot bullets at 4,500 miles per hour.
In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson needed an excuse to start a war. Two alleged engagements on August 2 and 4 finally gave him the chance.
Two-thirds of the people interned in the camps were native-born American citizens. Many would later volunteer in the war, despite the general atmosphere of hostility surrounding them.
The New York Times visited refugee camps where civilians described a campaign of slaughter and rape by Myanmar’s military.
How "know-nothings" Elizebeth Smith Friedman and William F. Friedman became the greatest codebreakers of their era.
There's a tension in the literature around nuclear disasters, between the need to accurately describe them as they are — a kind of nightmare sublime — and to balance out "hysteria" and present the "facts."
The hack occured in 2015 but was discovered in spring of 2016. This is the first time it's being reported.
According to Iraqi officials, ISIS set the fires to hamper airstrikes in the area with rising smoke.
The story of Donald Nichols, one of the most brutal spymasters in US history, and the beginning of an infamous love affair with napalm.
The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya reveals what the world didn’t understand about Aung San Suu Kyi.
Emperor Hirohito saw it all, as Japan hit its lowest lows, only to go on to hit incredible highs.
The Lend-Lease Act was a compromise that allowed the United States to provide aid to England while avoiding full involvement in World War II.
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