Donors gathered in Kuwait this week to raise money for the most expensive humanitarian crisis in recent history: Syria.
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority will exchange water from filtration plants to feed thirsty towns and agriculture. A more ambitious plan for a new canal is still up in the air.
The Middle East is becoming a hotbed of online entrepreneurs. E-commerce sales grew 70 percent in 2011, outpacing all other regions.
Bluelight, a savings program for low-income individuals, aims to fill a gap created by the Middle East's low access to financial services.
The US-born founders of Hijabik.com, based in Jordan, saw a great opportunity amid Amman's burgeoning entrepreneur scene.
Syrian refugee Saly Emad el-Moullen left her life behind in Syria, but working with children in Zaatari camp has helped her build a new one in Jordan.
Britain released Islamist preacher Abu Qatada on bail Monday after a British court ruled he could not be extradited to Jordan.
An Arab League official indicates a cease-fire is unlikely as Syrian President Assad has signaled little support. Meanwhile, the conflict is showing signs of spilling into Lebanon and Jordan.