Egypt's Arab Spring revolution upended the country, including its entertainment. Out of the revolutionary shadow, Ghalia Mahmoud has risen to become known as the "Oprah of Egypt." She's the host of a new cooking show that's become very popular.
As the Syrian rebels continue their battle with Syrian government forces, the Syrian people are caught in the middle. One family from Raqqa fled not because of Bashar al-Assad's army, but because of the harassment from al-Qaeda-linked militants.
As the Syrian war continues, hope is waning in the refugee camps in neighboring countries. Some Syrians who fled to Turkey are now heading into Bulgaria to start new lives. And Bulgarians are growing weary and wary of welcoming them.
The ruling AK party in Turkey cleaned up in local elections on Sunday. The vote was seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been mired in allegations of corruption and increasing authoritarianism.
At least nine activists have been killed after commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip. Israel says its soldiers were attacked with weapons; the activists say Israeli troops came on board shooting. Linda Gradstein reports.
The US has welcomed the result of the Turkish constitutional referendum. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said the result meant the country had 'crossed a historic threshold toward advanced democracy and the supremacy of law'. Matthew Brunwasser reports.