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The extremist group faces problems because of money issues and desertions, analysts say.

A new refugee crisis looms: “We’re looking at a nightmare humanitarian situation,” an agency official said.

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Kerry says a delay in Syrian peace talks is only temporary.

It remains unclear how long it will last or whether it will be a “quagmire” like the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

The Palestinian poet was convicted of charges included insulting Islam.

An Israeli police officer was killed in the attack in the center of Jerusalem.

The secretary of state said that Libya is drawing jihadists as they retreat from Syria and Iraq.

Palestinians say these vacation rentals are illegal. Israel disputes that terminology.

Five years after Egypt’s uprising, an authoritarian government is arresting artists and intellectuals.

Special envoy Brett McGurk made a short visit over the weekend to assess the fight against Islamic State extremists.

The government approved a plan to allow pluralistic, and mixed-gender prayer, at Judaism’s holy site.

The delegation says it will consult with the U.N. on its demands before agreeing to join the U.S.-backed peace talks.

No-show made for a confusing start to a process on which the U.S. has pinned hopes for an end to the Syrian war.

Bitter divides are deepening within the country’s society.

The flurry of deals follows the lifting of international sanctions under a nuclear accord.

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