Middle East
  • Editor Erin Wright reports on the growing number of Kurdish women fighters who are standing up to I.S. militants on the battlefield -- all the while making it clear that they will not retreat into their traditional roles.Middle East,Islamic State,Kobane,Kurdish people,People's Protection Groups,Syriac Women’s Union,YPJ,Erin Wright

  • Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh speaks at an oil and gas convention in Tehran, 5/6/14. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images

    Assuming a nuclear deal is reached and sanctions are lifted, Iran plans an economic comeback.Middle East,Bijan Zanganeh,Iran,oil and gas,OPEC,sanctions,Tourism,UNESCO,United States,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 16, 2015, 2:42 PM EDT
  • Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi gestures from the defendants cage as he attends his trial at the police academy on the outskirts of the capital Cairo on June 2, 2015.

    Ex-president and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders sentenced on charges related to 2011 jail break.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 16, 2015, 8:12 AM EDT
  • A Houthi member inspects the destroyed house of Houthis' commander Haled Andevli after Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes in Yemens capital, Sanaa, on July 6, 2015.

    Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 07, 2015, 7:11 AM EDT