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Fighting between Kurdish and Shiite militias in the Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu raises concerns that clashes among Iraq's ethnic and religious groups will hamper the fight against the Islamic State. (Reuters)

A Pause in Iraq's Sectarian Infighting

A tentative cease-fire between Kurdish and Shiite militias in Tuz Khurmatu will not bring an end to the struggle for territory and influence in Iraq. Read more…

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In Libya, the Race to Defeat the Islamic State Begins

Rival militias are converging on the jihadist stronghold of Sirte to gain influence in negotiations. Read more…

In a live interview on Al-Arabiya television on April 25, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman detailed the country's newly approved plan for economic growth and made great strides toward government transparency. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

A Vision of Reform in Saudi Arabia

In an unprecedented series of interviews, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince is revealing plans for the country’s future. Read more…