Decency and reason can still prevail, but more than ever Israel needs its Jewish friends abroad.
The country’s longest-serving prime minister is returning to power—and bringing radicalism with him.
For its hosts, this World Cup has already delivered on its PR potential.
Why half measures are a trap
Don’t be fooled that this is meaningful reform. It’s about regime self-preservation.
Without congressional action, the tens of thousands of Afghans we evacuated to the United States may be deported in the coming year.
The kingdom’s rulers may have managed their own social pressures better, but they’re wary of the tumult that’s shaking their neighbor.
The Afghan journalist Bushra Seddique on America, gratitude, and fried turkey
The journalist and activist is caught between a regime that hates her and a diaspora whose elite isn’t eager to give her credit for anything.
What happened when one Afghan family was forced to make a life-altering decision with no time to think
The country is, once again, the worst place in the world to be a woman.
Shiite clerics in earlier centuries could never have imagined so intrusive a system.
From Baghdad to Beirut, Tehran’s opponents are exploring the possibility that a wave of protests might help weaken Iran’s grip on their own countries.
If the demonstrations have one theme, it seems to be sheer hatred of the regime.
Are protests over Mahsa Amini’s death heralding a new Iranian revolution?
For Iran’s protesters, the fight for women’s freedom of choice is now synonymous with a desire to end the rule of the ayatollahs.
One year since the Taliban took over, life in Afghanistan’s capital is a painful reminder of all that was lost when American troops suddenly left the country last year.
When Iraq’s finance minister stepped down last month, he didn’t go quietly.
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid sees a global battle between centrists and extremists.
Three recent incidents suggest that Iran is ready for another round with the United States, this time with new, more amateurish tactics.