Middle East

A Connecticut man faces up to 20 years behind bars for trying to join Islamic State group terrorists.
Prosecutors say an Alabama man shipped vital US-made parts to Iran’s energy sector.
Allison Fluke-Ekren got the max federal prison sentence after years serving the Islamic State group in Syria.
Syrians are trying to build a democracy in the wake of the Islamic State group, but will it work?
Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, the terrorist financier called Phish, will stay behind bars in the US.
Coffee or Die visits Ashraf 3, the home of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, or MEK, a resistance group banished from Iran for nearly 50 years.
Muhammad Masood pledged his support to terrorists in Syria and contemplated attacking the US.
After his prison sentence is up, Dilshod Khusanov will be deported to Uzbekistan.
Shahram Poursafi, 45, has been indicted as the mastermind behind the plot.
Born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Canada, terrorist Mohammed Khalifa fought in Syria against the US. He will spend the rest of his days behind bars.
Defense attorneys claimed the FBI had entrapped the Tennessee social worker in its counterterrorism sting, but she took a plea deal.
The regional government in north and east Syria declares a state of emergency as Turkey threatens invasion. Troops on the front say they’re ready for war.
Few images from Kabul have captured the upside-down nature of the war in Afghanistan like that of a parent surrendering their baby.
Coffee or Die talks to people in Syria as they struggle to find a stronghold against Turkey and ISIS after last year’s U.S. troop withdrawl.