Palestinians are protesting in the Gaza Strip, with demonstrations planned for several more weeks. One Palestinian man says people just want a better future. An Israeli who lives on the other side of the border fence says he just wants to live in peace with his neighbors.
For as little as 5,000 Iraqi dinars ($4.20) a night — or half that for long stays — the guests can enjoy beds, regular meals, health checkups and a mini playground, all under the cooling purr of an air conditioner.
In a region surrounded by threats — from Turkey’s attacks and Islamic State terrorism and patriarchy at home — the women of Kurdistan are fighting for their life and liberty. And the cost is hard, dangerous labor.
"Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible," Prince Mohammed bin Salman told CBS in an interview that will air in full on Sunday.
An Egyptian court has sentenced one of its country's top singers to six months in prison for a comment she made about the Nile River. Pop singer Sherine made a crack about getting ill from drinking from the river when she was asked by a fan to sing, "Have You Ever Drunk From the Nile."
Rising temperatures in agricultural regions in developing countries correspond with an increase in the number of refugees seeking asylum in Europe, according to research published in the journal Science.
Hashish growers in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley have built up big arsenals to fight off the country's army. Now the drug lords say they're ready to turn their weapons against Islamic militants spilling over the border from Syria.
It's reminiscent of a black-and-white pirate flag and, for some, it conjures up similar feelings of death, destruction, outlaws and violence. Here is our quick explanation of the symbolism of the flag and the meaning of its Arabic phrases.
Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East. Thanks to immigrants from the former Ottoman Empire, the classic street dish of shawarma morphed into the beloved taco of today.
A visit to the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and Gaza is like a trip into the Twilight Zone. The security precautions and lack of human contact between the Israelis and Palestinians who work there captures the bizarre relationship between the two sides.