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.
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.
You may have noticed that, at PRI's The World, we often report on climate change. It is one of the most complex, important, and challenging stories for journalists to cover. So maybe it's time for a new approach — say, using celebrity correspondents? Get ready for Showtime's "Years of Living Dangerously."
Coptic Christians are a minority in their ancient home of Egypt — and they're an even bigger minority when they come to the US. So a church in Hayward, California has become a haven for preserving their culture, and ancient language, in a new home.
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.