Syria spiraled further out of control over the weekend, with increased fighting in and around the country's two main cities and the government for the first time admitting that it has chemical weapons. Amidst all that, children are paying a heavy price.
With the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in full swing, Egypt is particularly quiet during the day time. That's given Egypt's Christians time to have the country's beaches to themselves.
A group of Israeli tourists were targeted, and five of them killed, in a deadly suicide bombing outside an airport in Bulgaria. Now, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed Iran for the attack.
Syria was rocked Wednesday morning by a deadly suicide bombing that killed the defense minister and President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, the military's deputy chief of staff. It's a further sign the tide of the revolution may be turning.
While Egypt's government is locked in a power struggle, the people just want government to work for them. New President Mohammed Morsi has invited them to bring their concerns to the government -- and they have.
The violence in Syria has destroyed thousands of lives since it began more than a year ago. As the international community struggles to find a solution for the ongoing conflict, the situation on the ground deteriorates.
New Israeli documentary looks at bizarre world of Israeli law in West Bank, other parts of future Palestinian state
When Israel 50 years ago occupied the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and other parts of land that Palestinians hope will be their own state, they quickly implemented a series of laws to govern the land. Those laws were expected to be temporary, but decades later they persist, and they've amounted to a bizarre, and sometimes contradictory, system.
In late 2004, Yasser Arafat had the flu. Seventeen days later, he was dead. A recent investigation by Al-Jazeera has many people wondering what really killed the Palestinian leader eight years ago.
Jerusalem has a shiny, new light rail line running through some of its most populous neighborhoods. Often, the train is packed. But outside the pack cars there are problems. It took a long time to build, the ticket machines don't always work and -- it bridges Palestinian and Israeli neighborhoods.
In Egypt, the government is in the midst of a long process to transform itself from a dictatorship to a representative democracy. But the process has been tumultuous, with the latest hurdle being a decision by the new president to call back into session a parliament that the military-backed courts dissolved.