Eliminating Islamic State will take years; for now, Western governments must up their cooperation if they hope to deal with the thousands of their citizens who flock to radicals' arms.
Russia and Ukraine agree on cease-fire
President Petro Poroshenko says he came to an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Israeli decision to declare 1,000 acres of land belonging to Palestinian villages in Gush Etzion as 'state lands' has drawn a deluge of international condemnation over the past few days.
With fellow Christians under attack around the Mideast, campaign by Israel’s Aramean community to gain formal minority status has become more urgent. Meanwhile, some are joining a pre-army program.