1. Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government Foreign, July 7

    The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.

  2. Duterte Signs Antiterrorism Bill in Philippines Despite Widespread Criticism Foreign, July 3

    Human rights groups say the new law will give the police and military forces more powers to stifle dissent.

  3. Two Wealthy Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers. But Why? Magazine, July 2

    The Ibrahim brothers were part of a successful, moderate Muslim family. What drove them to help carry out the most devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka’s history?

  4. Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces Foreign, June 26

    Iraqi forces detained 14 members of the group, Khataib Hezbollah, to send a message that “no one is above the law.”

  5. France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria Foreign, June 22

    About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.

  6. In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land Foreign, June 16

    In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.