• پرچم ایران و افغانستان 2017-06-17 20:31

    Iran, Afghanistan kick off five-pronged strategic talks

    TEHRAN – A large delegation of Afghan officials traveled to Tehran on Saturday to start a previously arranged series of talks with Iranian officials in five strategic fields.

  • Turkey 2017-05-29 03:15

    By Simon A Waldman

    Why Turkey needs Europe more than Europe needs Turkey

    Following the ghastly attack in Manchester on 22 May, it is unsurprising that terrorism topped the agenda at last week’s NATO summit as the alliance pledged to join the anti-Islamic State (ISIL) coalition.

  • refugees 2017-05-10 03:03

    How the Trump administration has quietly stalled refugee resettlements

    In the first few days of the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security stopped sending investigators overseas to interview refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

  • Turkey 2017-04-21 04:49

    By  Markus Becker

    It's time to break off EU membership talks with Turkey

    With Turkey's vote on Sunday for sweeping constitutional reforms, autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has consolidated his power and divided the country.

  • Syria 2017-03-15 09:25

    Trauma of children in Syria’s war

    When adults go to war, it is the children who suffer the most.

  • Iraq 2017-03-13 04:14

    The battle for Mosul continues

    Several reports from the front lines of the battle in Mosul suggest that ISIL is on the back foot.

  • U.S. 2017-03-11 00:52

    By Conchita Cruz, Swapna Reddy

    Why deportation could mean death for some refugees

    In recent weeks, raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers have made headlines, and have sent entire communities into a state of fear. For one immigrant group — asylum seekers already living in the United States — the fear is especially intense: deportation is a death sentence.

  • Refugees 2017-03-08 03:22

    By Markus Feldenkirchen

    Refugee crisis prevents honest dealings with Turkey

    The fear that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might cancel the refugee deal and allow masses of migrants to make their way to Germany has shackled Angela Merkel's policies toward the autocratic leader. It's time to come up with a European solution that decreases our dependence on Turkey.

  • Merkel 2017-03-06 03:13

    By Arne Delfs

    Merkel risks tension with Erdogan over Turkish reporter's arrest

    Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the arrest of a German reporter in Turkey as excessively harsh, risking tension with President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan as she counts on him to stem refugee flows to Europe.

  • refugee 2017-03-03 04:54

    By Jorge Moreira da Silva

    How poor countries foot the refugee bill

    The Syrian refugee crisis has focused attention on the need to improve management of refugee flows during times of crisis.

  • John MacCain 2017-02-04 10:11

    By Daniel R. DePetris

    John McCain is overreaching on Trump’s Australia call

    McCain is entitled to decry Trump’s terse phone call with Australia, but not to act as though he is the president.

  • refugees 2016-12-21 16:12

    By Tania Ildefonso Ocampos

    Attacks to discourage the West from welcoming refugees

    On Monday evening, an unknown driver ploughed a truck into a crowd at a Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least 12 people. Hours later, the German police arrested a suspect at the defunct Tempelhof airport, which now houses Berlin’s biggest refugee accommodation center.