Worldwide, an estimated $625 billion (USD) was sent by migrants to individuals in their home countries in 2017, a 7% increase from 2016, when the amount was $586 billion, according to economists at the World Bank. This increase follows two consecutive years of decline.
Overall, 43% of Americans say withdrawing American troops from Syria would be the right decision, while 45% say it would not.
As the number of international migrants reaches new highs, people around the world show little appetite for more migration – both into and out of their countries.
About half of U.S. adults say the country's mission in Afghanistan has mostly failed in achieving its goals, while about a third say it has mostly succeeded.
Muslim societies have gained a reputation in recent decades for failing to adequately educate women. But a new analysis of Pew Research Center data on educational attainment and religion suggests that economics, not religion, is the key factor limiting the education of Muslim women.
Read five facts about religion in Saudi Arabia — a country that is the birthplace of Islam and, as such, holds special importance for Muslims worldwide.
Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the American public is divided over whether using military force was the right decision.
Across 35 nations, a median of 26% do not identify with any political party in their country. In countries where more people are unaffiliated with any political party, popular support for representative democracy is also lower.
Nearly 13 million Syrians are displaced after seven years of conflict in their country – a total that amounts to about six-in-ten of Syria’s pre-conflict population, according to Pew Research Center estimates. No nation in recent decades has had such a large percentage of its population displaced. These are the countries and regions where the […]
The partisan divide in Middle East sympathies, for Israel or the Palestinians, is now wider than at any point since 1978.