IS Down But Still a Threat in Many Countries

Driven from its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State is down but not out.

Where once they confronted armies, the extremist Islamist group’s adherents have now staged hit-and-run raids and suicide attacks. In …

More Than 60 Dead in South Africa after Heavy Rains

DURBAN At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa’s eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday.

Most of the …

In Post-Bashir Sudan, Calls Grow Louder for Civilian Rule

Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.

Railway workers and other protesters …

In Camp of Diehard IS Supporters, Some Women Express Regrets

AL-HOL CAMP, SYRIA The women say it was misguided religious faith, naivete, a search for something to believe in or youthful rebellion. Whatever it was, it led them to travel across the world to join …

In Camp of Diehard IS Supporters, Some Women Express Regrets

AL-HOL CAMP, SYRIA The women say it was misguided religious faith, naivete, a search for something to believe in or youthful rebellion. Whatever it was, it led them to travel across the world to join …