Israel is preparing to export a portion of its offshore natural gas reserves. The resulting business partnerships could hurdle political obstacles to better relations with neighbors.
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.