After the Arab Spring
Complete coverage of the Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East and the tumultuous rebuilding
Eyewitness accounts and video from inside the besieged city of Homs offer a rare and disturbing window into the cruel realities of the Syrian civil war. Bob Simon reports.
Filmmakers were the enemy
Ossama Mohammed, director of “Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait,” says the Assad regime considered anyone with a camera an enemy.
Raw reporting from the Syrian civil war
Bob Simon, accustomed to being on the front lines, tells the story of a brutal civil war through the eyes of filmmakers inside Syria.
King Abdullah on core issue of mideast unrest
Jordan’s King Abdullah discusses how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the core issue to the extremist problem in the Middle East with CBS News’ Charlie Rose.
Flash Points: After Mubarak's murder charges dropped, what's next for Egypt?
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the social and political ramifications of a judge's decision to drop murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 uprising.
Syrian war refugees flee through desert wasteland
Scott Pelley reports as hundreds of Syrian families pour into Jordan after fleeing 300 miles through "no man's land" desert. Watch Pelley’s full report, "War and Hunger."
Egypt court drops charges against former president Mubarak
A court in Egypt dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak. He was accused of presiding over the murder of more than 900 people protesting his government in 2011. Alex Ortiz reports from Cairo.
2 senior army officers killed in Egypt
Massive lockdown in Cairo, as 145 Islamists are arrested ahead of planned anti-government rallies across nation
How Saudi Arabia reforms terrorists
The Saudis claim they have reformed thousands of terrorists and turned them into law abiding citizens, using a three month program with an 80 percent success rate. Holly Williams gets a rare look at how it works.
Obama: Iran nuclear talks not linked with fight against ISIS
President Obama says the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program will not be affected by the fight against ISIS, and he says the U.S. is not coordinating that fight with Iran, despite their common enemy.
Up to 1,500 more Americans headed to Iraq
President Obama announced Friday that as many as 1,500 more soldiers will be deployed to Iraq in the coming months to train and advise the Iraqi military in the fight against ISIS. It will almost double the number of troops there. Julianna Goldman reports from Washington.
Flash Points: Can the U.S. rally Sunni tribes against ISIS?
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the fight against Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria.
Details emerge on three Colorado girls headed for Syria
Three Colorado girls apparently tried to join a militant group in Syria -- possibly ISIS. They boarded a flight from Denver to Chicago and on to Frankfurt, Germany. That’s where law enforcement officials stopped them. Margaret Brennan reports.
Colorado teen girls intended to join ISIS, authorities say
FBI officials in Denver say that three runaway teen girls were interested in meeting up with ISIS fighters in Syria. The girls were apprehended in Frankfurt, Germany, and are now back home. Bob Orr reports from Washington.
ISIS prisoners provide a glimpse into militant's savage world
A group of suspected ISIS fighters is being held by Kurdish troops in Northern Syria. Some of the prisoners, like Suleiman Mohammed, who claims he was forced to join the terrorist group, are lending insight into the group's vicious tactics. Holly Williams reports.
Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to join battle against ISIS in Kobani
The Turkish government says it will allow Kurdish fighters in Iraq to join the battle for Kobani. Meanwhile, the U.S. and its coalition partners have ramped up their airstrikes against the ISIS militants in northern Syria. Holly Williams reports from Erbil, Iraq.
Flash Points: Are U.S. air strikes enough to combat ISIS?
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the role the United States will have to play to defeat Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria
American soldier drops everything to fight ISIS
In northeastern Syria, Kurdish soldiers have been fighting a brutal war against ISIS for over a year -- and they're still holding the line. Holly Williams meets Jeremy Woodward, an American who served in the U.S. military for eight years and has joined the fight against ISIS on the ground.
U.S. launches most powerful airstrikes in Syria so far
As the U.S. increases its bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria, reports out of the country say the airstrikes have stalled the militant group from taking the key town of Kobani. Charlie Rose reports.
U.S. airstrikes pound ISIS in Syria as battle for Kobani rages
Despite U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS positions, the battle for the Syrian town of Kobani continues. The town, near the border with Turkey, has been under siege for weeks. Holly Williams reports from Istanbul.
Intense fighting on two fronts in the war against ISIS
The U.S. continues to hit ISIS targets from the air along the border of Turkey and Syria, and in Iraq. ISIS is threatening to take the Syrian town of Kobani, and they are in control of much of Northern Iraq. CBS News has team coverage.
Thousands trapped as ISIS militants storm Syrian town
The strategically important town of Kobani, Syria, has been under seige by ISIS for weeks, and the terrorist group is advancing in its push to take control of the town from Kurdish fighters. With ISIS on its doorstep, there's growing pressure on Turkey to join the fight. Mark Phillips reports from London.
Egypt judge who oversaw mass death sentence cases removed
Judge Said Youssef drew world criticism for overseeing death sentence cases against Islamist supporters of ousted president
Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on why moderate opposition groups in Syria no longer exist
The Saudi prince tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell why he thinks groups like ISIS formed in Syria.
Vice News goes inside the battle for Syria's largest city
The latest American airstrikes against ISIS are putting the spotlight back on Syria. Vice News assigned a reporter to spend two weeks with the Sunni alliance rebel group known as the Islamic Front and showed why groups like it are America's best hope.
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