The Wall Street Journal

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:21
Until recently, Cairo managed to maintain strong relations with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies that provide it with tens of billions of dollars in aid, while also cultivating warm ties with Russia and staying away from Saudi-led efforts to topple the Syrian regime.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:06
Plans for a pivotal offensive to uproot Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul are running into unexpected complications from Turkey, which is pressing the U.S. and Iraq to incorporate its allies into the battle’s fighting force.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:31
Britain’s pending exit from the European Union poses political and legal challenges to the sanctions policies the bloc has deployed to rein in Iran’s nuclear ambitions and respond to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, some current and former policy makers say.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 07:20
Judges throw out convictions of 74 military police previously sentenced for murdering 111 inmates. The Sept. 27 decision has also reignited concerns about police brutality in a country with one of the highest levels of killings by police in the world.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:18
Turkey’s government said it was extending the state of emergency declared after the failed July coup by three months to help it fight terrorism, as opposition politicians accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of deploying the expanded powers to crack down on critics.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:07
Belgian authorities plan to expand their intensified law-enforcement efforts beyond Molenbeek, the Brussels neighborhood that was home to several suicide bombers, said officials, who also publicly detailed steps taken in recent months to curb terror threats.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 07:43
Some of Syria’s largest rebel factions are doubling down on their alliance with an al Qaeda-linked group, despite a U.S. warning to split from the extremists or risk being targeted in airstrikes.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:10
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said joint military exercises scheduled next month between the Philippines and the U.S. will be the last for the longtime allies, as he seeks to avoid upsetting China, with which he hopes to build stronger trade and investment ties.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:05
The Obama administration has ruled out providing so-called man-portable air-defense systems, known as Manpads, to the rebels, but officials said they are considering arming them with antiaircraft systems that are less mobile and would pose less of a proliferation risk.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 07:58
Sweden’s government on Wednesday proposed the reintroduction of compulsory military service, as the country continues to rebuild its national defenses amid rising tension around the Baltic Sea.