Analysis: India's cooperation with traditional US partners in the Middle East is increasing, with Washington hoping to leverage this against China. Yet as an emerging power, India still has its own independent regional interests.
Analysis: The Islamic State affiliate has taken advantage of local grievances and power vacuums to undermine the Taliban's rule, sparking concerns that regional interference may be necessary to quell the group's expansion.
In-depth: As deadly fighting rages on between rival generals, it is the civilian-led grassroots resistance committees that have stepped up to provide food, medical care, and protection to those in need.
Analysis: The recent restoration of ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran could help bring an end to fighting in Yemen, which has been a critical issue between the two regional powers, but may not address the underlying causes of the conflict.