Smoke rises from buildings in central Tikrit, Iraq, during clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State group extremists in the city, north of Baghdad, March 26, 2015.
John Allen, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, spoke recently about how Iraqi areas which are becoming liberated from ISIL can be stabilized, restored and rebuilt.
President Barack Obama invoked the spirit of the ancient spring festival of Nowruz to reiterate his commitment to bringing home three Americans who have been imprisoned in Iran, and one who disappeared from Iran’s Kish Island.
In an effort to make Egypt more attractive to investors, President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi launched significant reforms to kick-start the economy and improve the business climate.
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has become the cornerstone of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, reinforcing international peace and security.
The ancient spring festival of Nowruz is currently being celebrated by millions around the world, including Iranians, Kurds, Afghans, Azeris, Americans, and the peoples of Central Asia.
ISIL has extended its destruction of Iraq's historical treasures to the ancient archeological site of Nimrud.
The conflict in Syria began four years ago this week (March 15). It began after the torture of children by the Assad regime and the torture and savagery have not stopped.
Saddam Hussein murdered by poison gas of thousands of civilians in the Kurdish-Iraqi town of Halabja.
Chlorine gas was "systematically and repeatedly" used as a weapon in Syria.
The United States is committed to supporting Algeria’s economic diversification.
Violent extremism represents one of the most serious challenges to the global community today.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights estimates that the Assad regime has used barrel bombs more than 5,000 times.
U.S. joins the international community in condemning their continued detention and the harassment of their family members.