A murdered Saudi journalist. A scrapped Iran nuclear deal. The two events alone have undone years of diplomacy in the Middle East, testing old alliances and shaking up the regional balance of power, analysts say.
Iraq's premier on Monday marked a year since his country declared victory against the Islamic State (IS) group by pledging to fight corruption next, even as he faces a political crisis within his government.
At approximately 4 a.m. Syrian time, a unilateral US-led effort joined by the French and British, launched more than 100 missiles towards the Syrian capital of Damascus.