A gay couple including a man wearing an Arab Keffiyeh kiss during the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem, Israel, Aug. 1, 2013.  (EPA/Abir Sultan)

Gay rights in the Arab world

One of the hardest regions of the globe to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is the Arab world. In Saudi Arabia and Yemen, the punishment...
American journalist James Foley was among those who shared a cell with Marginedas in Syria. (AP Photo)

The life and death of James Foley

For many Americans, the Islamic State was first burned in our minds as a threat back in August 2014. That’s when the terror group released chilling...