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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, leaves hospital and returns to Windsor Castle

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, left the hospital and returned to Windsor Castle on Tuesday after being treated for an infection and undergoing a medical procedure,...

North Korea Warns US as Top Defense, Foreign Policy Officials Hold Talks

North Korea has broken its silence and issued a new warning toward the United States as top American and Japanese foreign policy and defense officials condemn China’s aggression in...

Iran’s Opposition Is Sending Washington a Message

Something profound is taking shape inside Iran. Mere months from the country's next presidential election, and in the midst of a U.S. push for reengagement with its clerical regime,...

Syrian War 10 Years On: Idlib Battle ‘Frozen’ But Unfinished 

On most Fridays, hundreds of protesters gather in “Seven Lakes,” the main roundabout in Idlib, Syria. They dance, sing and chant “Revolution!” In March 2011, people across Syria held similar...

Iran Said to Inaugurate New Underground Missile Facility

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday inaugurated a new underground facility designated for missile storage, the country's state TV reported. The report quotes Guard commander Gen. Hossein Salami as saying...

US Charges 2 Suspects in Chemical Attack on Capitol Officer Who Later Died

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday charged two suspects who allegedly worked together to spray a chemical irritant on three Capitol Police officers on January 6, one of whom...

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen ramp up drone, missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

 Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have ramped up drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia over the past month, employing increasingly sophisticated drones and missiles to hit targets across...

Saudi Arabia to take action to protect oil facilities, foreign minister says

 Saudi Arabia will take action to deter attacks on its oil facilities, its foreign minister said on Wednesday, following an attack on the heart of the industry this week...

U.S. ‘alarmed’ by frequency of attacks on Saudi after Houthis target oil heartland

The United States on Monday expressed alarm at “genuine security threats” to Saudi Arabia from Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis and elsewhere in the region after attacks on the heart of...

Pope begins first-ever papal visit to Iraq, urges Christians to help rebuild country

Pope Francis landed Friday in Iraq to start his long-anticipated visit to the country on a mission to encourage the minority Christian population, ignoring health and security concerns as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The visit will be...