Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
Enough compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block.
Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.
Life is hard for the millions of Syrians fleeing war. But it's a bit easier at the gleaming Emirati-funded refugee camp in Jordan.
As Syria implodes, the United States and its allies need to help Jordan help itself.
Sure, the Middle Kingdom is becoming a superpower, but it's always going to be No. 2.
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.
Islamist political parties aren't succeeding in the Middle East because they stand for Islam. It's because they have a well-established political brand.
The spirit of rebellion continues to simmer in the Middle East and North Africa. But you won’t see much about it in the headlines.
Why the Muslim world hasn't warmed toward America over the past four years.
Is anyone prepared for the unintended consequences of the war for Syria?
Cutting Iran's link to the Mediterranean Sea is a strategic prize worth the risk.
What would happen if you took Mitt Romney's foreign-policy promises extremely literally?
Syrians fleeing the violence have been left stranded in the no-man's land of refugee camps.
What the naysayers got right about the Arab Spring.
How a couple of cows explain a changing region: equal opportunity offender edition.
The Arab world that Barack Obama addressed in his famous speech two years ago is history. It's time for him to speak to the new one.
Congressional Republicans are bent on all but eliminating the U.S. government's foreign aid budget. And Defense Secretary Robert Gates may be the only one who can stop them.
From Algeria to Iran and the countries in between, a look at how revolution fever is spreading across the Middle East.
Last week's upheaval showed that citizens of the Arab world are willing and able to overthrow their dictators -- and the Obama administration has to figure out how it will respond when they do.
The Forum for the Future was supposed to be an instrument of George W. Bush's Middle East freedom agenda. Seven years later, it embodies everything that was wrong with it -- and the Arab street is taking matters into its own hands.
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Lebanon, which has long placed severe restrictions on the Palestinians in the country, may finally give them the rights they deserve.