In Lebanon's northern capital, the Syrian civil war is being fought block by block.
Europe says it will now welcome gay asylum-seekers -- even as the EU’s own LGBT communities suffer discrimination and violence.
As the Syrian civil war bleeds into northern Iraq, a once-quiet oasis is brewing with tensions.
The Central African Republic has suffered a horrific collapse. But is the worst violence between the country’s Muslims and Christians yet to come?
President Nicolas Maduro is promising to knock out graft and corruption. But as election ploys go, this one looks extremely cynical.
On the streets of the West Bank, the conspiracy theories about Arafat’s death are everywhere. But does anyone really care anymore?
The Kingdom is turning to Pakistan to train Syria’s rebels. It’s a partnership that once went very wrong in Afghanistan. Will history repeat itself?
Is there a dark side to Turkey's glittering array of multi-billion-dollar massive infrastructure projects?
Shoe-throwing, tirades, and the general chaos at Mohamed Morsy's first day in court.
The U.S. says it was hunting militants on August 8. The dead boys' brother has a different story.
Spain’s economy might technically be growing again, but most people are still feeling the squeeze.
Could the world's go-to strategy of warehousing the displaced finally be changing?
Tunisia's first suicide bomber in decades managed to kill only himself. But that's little consolation to a people who are fighting to keep their transition on track.
Or, after two years of bitter political feuds, maybe there's more trouble brewing in the Caucasus.
A visit with Jon Gnarr, the 'best' politician in Reykjavik.
As the new season of his show premieres, Bassem Youssef tries to find humor in military rule.
In Syria's little town that could, the death and resurrection of the witty, profane campaign to show the world the tragedy of civil war.
Smugglers, shipwrecks, and the harrowing, tragic journey of Syrian refugees trying to get to Sweden.
The Algerian government has a long track record of subduing protest movements. Is it about to meet its match?
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
The Syrian rebellion is turning hard-line Islamist, squeezing out Christians, Alawites, and Kurds who also hate Assad.
For 50 years, Mahmoud Labib has cut the hair of Egypt's rulers, from Sadat to Mubarak.
Meet Abu Omar: Al Qaeda busted him out of Abu Ghraib. Now he has gone to fight in Syria.
Qatar Airways sits reporters in vibrating seats, loads them with 39-year-old wine, and never explicitly asks for glowing press coverage.
The French military intervention and a successful election have given Mali a chance to reboot its democracy. But it's going to be an uphill climb.
Can food grow in a nuclear wasteland? Scientists in Kazakhstan may be close to an answer.