Latest from William Branigin

Forty years ago, a key battle in Iran's Islamic revolution claimed the life of my friend, veteran correspondent Joe Alex Morris Jr., and changed the Middle East.

  • Feb 10, 2019

The bombing in the northern city of Manbij showed how militants have embraced insurgent tactics after losing most of their territory across Iraq and Syria.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Unsanitary conditions at the crowded, trash-filled original encampment are raising fears of disease.

  • Nov 30, 2018

At an investment conference in Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman acknowledged no responsibility for the journalist’s death.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Jalaluddin Haqqani’s network was one of the fiercest enemies of U.S. forces and the Afghan government.

  • Sep 4, 2018

The criticism the president faced as he signed an executive order that would keep families together resembled the global reaction to the administration’s travel ban.

  • Jun 20, 2018

The strike eliminated a notorious insurgent held responsible for bloody attacks on schoolchildren in Pakistan.

  • Jun 15, 2018

A state-run newspaper reported that three people survived the crash. Images posted on social media showed smoke rising from the crash site south of Havana.

  • May 18, 2018

The crackdown netted 381 people, of whom 56 remained in custody, the Saudi attorney general said.

  • Jan 30, 2018

Jim Turner, a former Peace Corps volunteer from Iowa who established the renowned Hobbit House, died last week, leaving generations of Philippine dwarfs bereft.

  • Sep 13, 2016
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