Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled their war-torn country in hopes of safety in neighboring countries. But for Syrians of Palestinian descent, they find they're not as welcome in neighboring Jordan as native Syrians.
Jordan is playing a role in Libya's effort to recover from the violent overthrow of Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. Tens of thousands of Libyans have traveled to Jordan in the past year for medical treatment.
The U.S. is continuing to move, slowly, toward military strikes on Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons there earlier this month. But as U.S. officials move forward, some are wondering just was sort of response that might elicit from Syria.
The Middle East has had several years of drought. Across the region, from Israel to Iraq, there's more use of water and less water available and that's exacerbating the political tensions and problems. Linda Gradstein reports.