Damascus is rediscovering its architectural gems, but hasty restoration puts history at risk.
A Turkish designer brings a woman's touch – and perspective – to the interior.
Turkey's rising status in the Arab world – along with the arrival of the Internet in this rural town – has helped men attract women from Morocco. Most are second wives.
Officials laud a transparent process on bids to develop oil fields – and the opening of investment to foreign firms shut out for more than 30 years.
His pilgrimage this week is also a chance to reassure Jews and Muslims about Vatican views.
The tentative agreement, which must be ratified by both nations' legislatures, creates a framework for bilateral cooperation.