Gregory Porter, Luke Gates and Derrik Sweeney, college students studying at American University in Cairo, are accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at security forces from the roof of a university building. They're being held but thus far are not believed to have been charged.
Jordan's born a large portion of the strain of refugees fleeing violence-torn Syria. As the fighting continues in its 14th month and beyond, the United Nations is trying to raise money to help pay the costs of caring for the refugees, but little funding has been forthcoming.
U.S. presidents often talk of their hope to find peace in the Middle East and they practically always talk about their support for Israel's security. But on the ground there, expectations are much lower. And perhaps with good reason.
Travel to Africa and you just might hear someone talking at schmucks, or schmoozing. Yiddish, the language associated with eastern Europe's Jewish population, has gone international, in an unlikely way: through America's TV shows — exported to the world.
Egyptian cartoonists have drawn every iteration of the country's revolution and its uncertain aftermath. Marco Werman speaks with Jonathan Guyer, a Fulbright Scholar who is researching Egyptian political cartoons and blogs about them at Oum Cartoon.
"I never in my wildest dreams thought they would gun down a hundred people in less than a minute - it was like a pack of ants falling," says Alex Owumi, a US expat and basketball player who spent two weeks trapped in a Benghazi apartment during the first days of the Libyan revolution.
Thousands of Palestinians streamed into Egypt today, in spite of efforts by Egyptian authorities to close Gaza's southern border, as Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from BBC Gaza correspondent Aleem Maqbool.