NBC News' Claudio Lavanga reports from a train depot in Hungary, where migrants are refusing to go to refugee camps.» Read More
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.
LONDON, Aug 28- Raghad al Sous braved bombings in Syria to keep studying at school before fleeing in 2013 to rejoin her mother, who had been granted refugee status in Britain. Across Europe, employers have largely welcomed a stream of young and often well-educated foreign workers who are helping to offset the ageing of the population. The situation is less clear...
Torbjorn Soltvedt, deputy head of Middle East and North Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses the threat of ISIS and terrorism around the world.
A U.S.-led coalition conducted over 20 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria targeting ISIS militants. Columbia University's David Phillips, provides insight on how he thinks ISIS can be defeated.
A senior political figure from the Middle East said that a lack of governance and "violent" policies were partly responsible for the rise of ISIS.
Despite the geopolitical events taking place in the region -such as in Iraq and Syria - Jordan remains stable says King Abdullah II of Jordan. The monarch also discusses investment and trade opportunities for the country.
Investing in Jordan is "safe" and the environment is "stable" despite the events happening in neighbouring countries, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells CNBC.
Edward Lawrence, NBC News, reports a U.S.-led coalition launched a successful raid on top ISIS leadership in Syria and killed the terrorist group's key money man.
An ISIL senior leader known as Abu Sayyaf was killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria last night.
Indonesia has imposed a ban on any more of its domestic helpers from working in 21 Middle Eastern countries, but will the move backfire?
U.S. elections have long featured a familiar whipping post. Yet thanks to the energy boom, it's one that may not play a role in 2016.
AMMAN, April 23- Syrian rebels' seizure of the main frontier crossing with Jordan has dealt a heavy blow to the Damascus government's efforts to revive a once thriving export trade crippled by civil war, and is also hurting businesses across the region. Along with Syrian and Jordanian firms involved in the border trade, Lebanese exporters are also feeling the...
Dubai counting on security, money, international links. Dubai is launching a drive to become one of the Arab world's top centres for art, design, film and fashion- areas that have traditionally been dominated by old Arab cities outside the Gulf. But Dubai has advantages which the old cities can find it hard to provide: security, cosmopolitan lifestyles and...
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
*Islamist militants and Kurds have clashed in Syria. ISTANBUL/ BEIRUT, April 6- Al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, kidnapped 300 Kurdish men in the country's north, a Kurdish official in Syria said on Monday. The Nusra Front was part of an alliance of militant groups that captured Idlib city last month.
ISTANBUL, April 6- Al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, kidnapped 300 Kurdish men in the country's north, a Kurdish official in Syria said on Monday. Idris Nassan, an official in the Kobani canton, said the men were taken on Sunday evening as they were travelling from the town of Afrin, which is under Kurdish control, to the cities of Aleppo and the capital...
*Syria draws on strategic wheat reserves for bread programme. ABU DHABI/ LONDON, March 30- Weeks after Syria said it had no need for wheat imports, the government plans to import 150,000 tonnes and has introduced ways to conserve grain stocks in signs of the growing strain on food supplies from conflict in the country. Before the war, Syria kept annual strategic...
Americans "need to understand just how important a threat Yemen can be," says one analyst.
An analysis shows ISIS is the world's richest terror group, owing to a nearly $400 million raid on an Iraqi bank in 2014, NBC reports.
BEIRUT, March 15- Syria's air force carried out air strikes on Sunday on Douma city, an insurgent stronghold northeast of Damascus, with 18 people killed and at least 100 wounded including children and other civilians, the Britain- based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Overnight, Syria's military killed dozens of combatants in southern Syria linked to...