1. You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia
    BEIRUT — The dramatic arrival of Da’ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed — and horrified — by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth.
  2. UN Security Council urges Yemenis to resolve differences through dialogue
    UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Friday voiced grave concern about the deteriorating security situation in Yemen, urging all parties in the country to resolve their differences through dialogue and consultation.
  3. Iraqi Kurds Expand Autonomy as ISIS Reorders the Landscape
    WASHINGTON