South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace deal

South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major deadline approaches next month to form a power-sharing government between the president and his longtime rival.

Coexistence in a ‘danger’ zone: An inside look at Israeli settlement in the West Bank

Now that Benjamin Netanyahu is set to serve a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister, he could extend Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank-- something he promised to do if re-elected. The move would put an end to decades of Israel’s policy recognizing that the lands it seized in the 1967 war would be part of a negotiated settlement with Palestinians.’s Talia Kaplan gives an inside look at what it’s like for Palestinians and Israelis to live and work in Samaria, an area in the West Bank.

Key events in Egypt since the 2011 pro-democracy uprising

Here are key events in eight years of turmoil and transition in Egypt, leading up to a national referendum on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030.