ISIS militants seized uranium when they overran Mosul. It could be used in weapons but is low grade and unlikely to pose a significant risk.
Iraqi forces discovered 53 bound and blindfolded corpses south of Baghdad today, a chilling reminder of sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007.
A UN report shows that one in four Syrian refugee households is headed by a single woman, facing daily physical and financial hardship.
Massoud Barzani has asked the Kurdish parliament to form a committee which would organize an independence referendum.
On paper, Iraq's army looks strong. But it's got huge problems, such as corruption, sectarianism, and ISIS militants sweeping the country.
The chances of a national unity government being formed look slim, despite internal and international pressure and an insurgent threat.
Turmoil in Egypt has ruined the country's tourist industry. VICE News went to the pyramids, an empty Pharaonic Village, and a desolate zoo.
A number of attendees said that they felt there's a divide between increasingly liberal secular Turks and the ruling AKP party's supporters.
Iraqi government forces are fighting ISIS militants for Tikrit while the group declared a new Islamic caliphate on Sunday.
As the US contemplates sending money to militants, Iran may be ready to support a change in leadership in Iraq.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said he stands with Syria over ISIS strikes and has bought planes from Russia — which won't please the West.
Alongside the Kurds, Kirkuk has large Turkmen and Shiite Arab populations. All three groups have conflicting historic claims to the region.
Many feared brutal violence when ISIS fighters took Iraq's second city. Instead, they're acting with moderation and gaining local support.
Despite new hate crime laws, The Turkish legal system does not legislate against discrimination or violence based on sexual orientation.
Three Al Jazeera employees have been sentenced to seven years behind bars after a controversial trial featuring some very weird evidence.
Kurdish peshmerga troops holding territory in Iraq currently maintain an uneasy truce with ISIS, but few of them expect it to last.
“Let me repeat what I’ve said in the past: American combat troops are not going to be fighting in Iraq again,” he said.
"We were able to contain the strike and arrest deterioration," Maliki said. Meanwhile, ISIS-led gunmen attacked Iraq's biggest oil refinery.
Dozens died in Iraq today as the country threatens a return to the brutal sectarian violence which once threatened to destroy it.
Hardline Sunni militants are tightening their grip as they overran Tal Afar just before dawn this morning, following fighting on Sunday.