Sunday, followers of a radical Sunni preacher got into an armed battle with Lebanon's Army. The violent eruption is just the latest instance of the way the war in Syria is spilling into Lebanon. Ben Gilbert talked to residents there about what happened.
Zaatari camp is the sprawling Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. It was set up last summer and it already houses 110,000 people. Some refugees say the camp lacks adequate policing and governance so they've taken it on themselves.
The World's Ben Gilbert has the second part in his series on the role of Islamists in Egypt a year after the departure of president Hosni Mubarak.
In this report he focuses on Egypt's conservative Islamic movement, the Salafis.
Election officials have announced some results of the initial stage of Egypt's recent elections. Islamists are expected to dominate - chiefly the Muslim Brotherhood, but a more radical group may also do well.
Egypt's stock market is expected to be closed until next week, in a sign that the situation have not completely returned to normal in Egypt. Ben Gilbert reports that Egyptians are trying their best to get by.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports from Cairo about Egyptians getting ready to take a key step for their fledgling democracy. They vote this weekend on amendments to the constitution that would end decades of repressive emergency laws.
Thousands of Syrians turned out to demonstrate after Friday prayers. The UN says as many as 850 people may have been killed in the two-month crackdown. The World's Ben Gilbert updates us on the latest events around Syria.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports that some pro-reform advocates in Egypt accuse the Egyptian army of acting just as the ousted Mubarak regime. Arrests, detentions and beatings have become commonplace, but are getting next to no media attention.