UAE fighter pilot Mariam al-Mansouri shot to fame last week for her role in a US-led bombing campaign in Syria. While Americans hailed her pluck, for Arabs it's more complicated.
Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon face a multitude of hurdles to complete their educations, like obtaining books or taking exams recognized by their home country. One charity has stepped in to help.
The visit showcased shared humanity, but also the difficulties of reconciliation in the current environment.
Gaza Sky Geeks’ fourth annual Start-Up Weekend drew record numbers, and women accounted for half of those making one-minute pitches.
Verdi’s tragic love story draws thousands to the foot of Masada, a dramatic mountain fortress where Jews jumped to their deaths rather than be captured by Romans.
The founder of Breaking the Silence, a group of ex-soldiers opposed to Israeli actions in the West Bank and Gaza, talks about moral accountability on the group’s 10-year anniversary.
The social network 'Nipagesh,' founded by an Israeli entrepreneur with a 10-year-old daughter, allows only schools to set up accounts, guaranteeing that everyone signed up is actually a kid.
At war since 1967, Israelis and Syrians rarely interact. But with wounded Syrians seeking treatment in Israel, a rare opportunity for chatter has emerged.
An Israeli NGO hopes to crowd-source location-based data about the villages destroyed in the wake of Israel’s independence, which Palestinians refer to as the nakba, or catastrophe.
Rivka Yeruslavsky, born into an Israeli ultra-Orthodox family, studied computer science and has gone on to open a vocational school designed to bring more haredim into the workforce.
By boosting the recycling of green glass and finding a new use for it, Ziad Abichaker rescued the Khalife family and their trade from the brink of extinction.
The director of the documentary, shot in the besieged Syrian city between 2011 and 2013, had to line up backup crew and cast in case anyone was killed.
Khaled Asakreh was released seven months ago, after 22 years in an Israeli prison. Another batch of veteran Palestinian prisoners is awaiting release as part of John Kerry's peace efforts.
Paul Salopek, the man behind the Out of Eden project, walked into Jerusalem recently and talked with the Monitor about his epic adventure circumnavigating the world.
In the last year, more than 220 Syrians have been treated at Israel’s expense at the Nahariya hospital.
Israelis are prohibited from entering Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank. But an exception allowed 300 young Israelis to visit Palestinian President Abbas in Ramallah Sunday.
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Dozens of Palestinians in bright sneakers gather weekly to train for the Bethlehem 'Right to Movement' marathon in April, running through a West Bank valley dotted with ancient olive trees.
A new Zogby poll reveals widespread disillusionment with the Oslo Accords. Here’s a look at some other potential scenarios being discussed.
At least 28 Palestinians have died in Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus, which has been blockaded since July by Syria's government.