By Jaco Klamer
"I don't understand how people can harm each other so much," sighs security guard Louis Petrus. Today, Louis has returned to his hometown for the first time: the Christian city of Qaraqosh, near Mosul, which he had to flee on 6 August 2014, when IS occupied the city.
By James Lankford
I walked into the Ankara airport on Dec. 20, after a long day of eye-opening meetings, to the news on CNN International -- the Russian ambassador to Turkey had just been shot. Our U.S.
Human rights in Turkey were increasingly trampled on in 2016 especially after the failed July 15, 2016, military coup, which punished more than 100,000 public workers and officials, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization outlined in its 687-page World Report 2017.
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, her lawyer said Sunday.
By Seema Sengupta
Rebuilding a nation from the ruins of war is no easy task, especially when the nature of the conflict is fratricidal. But if a devastated post-World War II Europe proves anything, it is that where there is unity of purpose all is possible.
By Kareem Shaheen
The Syrian opposition says it will attend peace talks sponsored by Turkey and Russia in Kazakhstan next week, in a key step in the latest attempt to end the six-year civil war in Syria. It is set to decide the makeup of its delegation on Monday.