In Jordan, an animal shelter offers four-legged victims of Mideast conflict a place to recover their physical and mental health.
In the autonomous region of northern Syria, a Kurdish university is providing a new generation with the tools to build their society.
The shortages have led to rare and widespread public criticism of President Bashar Assad's government, even on state media and in parliament. The purchase of fuel has been rationed since earlier this month.
Northeastern Syria's ancient Assyrian Christian community has been ravaged by war. But its mostly elderly members are determined it survive.
Members of the Italian community take part in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Bensheim, southwest of Frankfurt, Germany, April 19.
The corruption scandals facing Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn't prevent him from being elected the country's longest-serving leader on Wednesday.
Libya has long been torn between a UN-recognized government and the forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who is now moving on Tripoli.
In a high stakes gambit to fend off defeat, Benjamin Netanyahu makes West Bank annexation an election issue.
After ISIS: Yazidi boys who survived conscripted service face a new test of their resilience as they arrive “home” to heal
Turkey vote: In municipal elections, President Erdoğan’s previously tried-and-true divisive rhetoric proved alienating.
After weeks of demonstrations against him, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has agreed to resign. It is unclear whether this move will satisfy the young Algerians fueling the protests, many of whom want job opportunities and a stronger democracy in place.
Algerians flooded the streets for the sixth straight Friday of nationwide protests against the president. Fueled by younger Algerians' discontent, the demonstrations are calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down and for an end to the corrupt political system.
Louvre Abu Dhabi: In the United Arab Emirates, promoting art is more than philanthropy, it’s a national priority.
Israel elections: With Netanyahu’s Likud trailing a new centrist coalition, Sephardic Jews are emerging as the swing vote.
Israel and Hamas traded heavy fire for several hours Monday night after a surprise rocket fired from Gaza destroyed a house in central Israel. With the upcoming elections, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was swift to respond forcefully against Gaza militants.