November 26, 2016 - 13:45 GMT
The new U.S. president wants his Syrian counterpart to stay. Journalist Annia Ciezadlo explains what that’s going to mean for the nearly half of Syrian civilians who are stranded by war.
November 22, 2016 - 10:03 GMT
The call for prayer in Islam, like the sound of church bells ringing, carries a deep religious and spiritual meaning, as it has, five times a day, for the last 15 centuries, uninterrupted. But, in Palestine, such religious traditions also carry a deep, symbolic meaning.
November 20, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Amid growing religiosity, fears of anti-Semitism and a government increasingly stifling dissent, many are considering their options elsewhere.
November 14, 2016 - 11:13 GMT
The annual olive harvest is a time for celebration and fear for many Palestinians, who face violence from Israeli settlers. While volunteer organizations aim to help, their motivations may be less charitable.
November 09, 2016 - 10:39 GMT
Some camps in the Arab world have secretly applauded his victory believing he will disengage from the region.
November 06, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
A group of women in Jordan are defying gender roles for a career on the road. While it’s not easy working in a male-dominated sector, the country’s female taxi drivers are willing to challenge the naysayers in order to do the job they love.
November 02, 2016 - 11:28 GMT
The United States intervened militarily in Syria under the premise of the “war on terror” and the fight against Daesh, but their presence is actually helping the Syrian government.
October 31, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
The doors of Baabda Palace, which have been closed since ex-President Michel Suleiman's tenure ended in May 2014, will open again after the parliament's expected vote to end the presidential vacuum.
October 16, 2016 - 11:07 GMT
The unorthodox and swift rise of an inexperienced prince in Saudi Arabia has shaken the Saudi monarchy and left an overload of other princes craving for power angry and disgruntled, a report says.
October 12, 2016 - 12:15 GMT
The Syrian government’s recent tourism videos of beautiful scenery and nightlife look ludicrous to Westerners who know the brutal truth about Aleppo – but the West isn’t the intended audience for this publicity blitz.
October 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
As so-called Islamic State recruits members from across the world, one Muslim country has set itself apart. Despite its geographic proximity to extremist-prone regions and a chequered past of militancy, Algeria, on the southern shores of the Mediterranean, has fewer recruits than many others, including next-door neighbours Morocco and Tunisia.
October 02, 2016 - 11:06 GMT
Friday's meeting is the sixth to take place between President Erdogan and Saudi leaders in less than a year -- and the second between Erdogan and bin Nayef in less than 10 days.
September 27, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
The murder of Nahed Hattar and the subsequent gag order placed on the case raises questions about extremism in Jordan.
September 26, 2016 - 13:28 GMT
A fresh wave of violence has Israel in its grasp once again, almost exactly one year after similar attacks sparked fears of a third Intifada. Once again, it's dredging up questions of how to handle the violence and what this means for Israel's future.
September 23, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
The "knife intifada" was thought to be over. Turns out, it isn't.