The best fantasy has a grain of truth to it, and Game of Thrones is no exception. George R.R. Martin has repeatedly said that parts of the series were loosely...
From the start of the 2014 World Cup and violent clashes in Mosul, Iraq, to Pope Francis’ prayer for Peace in the Middle East and Angelina Jolie’s impassioned...
U.S. troops entered Iraq's capital this week. Their mission: show Saddam that U.S. tanks can penetrate his defenses at will
A photo portfolio of al-Zarwai's killing and the legacy of his deadly insurgency
Seven decades ago, in the midst of a civil war and at the tail end of the decades-long British Mandate for Palestine, the state of Israel was born. The...
TIME photographer Yuri Kozyrev comes under fire on patrol with the 82nd Airborne
Shi’ite Muslims celebrated Ashura on Thursday, marking a day of pain, pilgrimage, and pageantry that is one of the holiest in their religion. The word Ashura...
Sonny Martin was just 23 when he returned home with a grim souvenir of his stint in Vietnam: heroin addiction. Martin turned to the drug to help stave off the...
More than ever, photography has become the predominant means for us to communicate. An absolutely astounding number of pictures are shared every single day —...
Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has covered the war from before it began
On Assignment: Robert Nickelsberg
TIME Photographer Franco Pagetti has covered the war since it began
Two truck bombs struck the Iraqi Foreign and Finance Ministries while three roadside bombs exploded in other parts of the city.
As smugglers go, so go jihads
On Assignment: Christopher Morris
Three major government facilities are destroyed in a pair of blasts in the Iraqi capital
Photographer Yuri Kozyrev gets a rare glimpse into a crowded Iraqi detention center.Reported by Abigail Hauslohner
On Assignment: Benjamin Lowy
Iraqis go to the polls to determine the future of their country