Erin Cunningham



The offensive to oust the Islamic State from a key stronghold could morph into an urban war of attrition.

  • Mar 3, 2015

The operation marks the third attempt to drive the militants from Tikrit since they seized it in June.

  • Mar 2, 2015

Awaiting retrial, the Al Jazeera reporter worries about how long his freedom will last.

  • Feb 28, 2015

Politician speculated that the attacks were in retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the Islamic State.

  • Feb 20, 2015

Iraqi Kurds have been trying to shut down the road between the extremists’ centers in Iraq and Syria.

  • Feb 19, 2015

The appeal reflects the growing openness of Middle Eastern countries to intervention in neighboring states.

  • Feb 17, 2015

The airstrikes marked the first time Egypt has publicly acknowledged military action in neighboring Libya.

  • Feb 16, 2015

The Islamic State released what it termed a message “to the Nation of the Cross”; U.S. condemns killings.

  • Feb 15, 2015

Bail was set for a Canadian journalist, while the remaining defendants were set free without bond.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Egypt on Monday, calling on fellow strongman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi

  • Feb 9, 2015
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