The filling of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam using water from the Nile River threatens Egypt's agriculture industry even as it promises to boost Ethiopia's hydropower industry. The dam calls into question who has the right to the waters of the Nile.
More than 16,000 African migrants living in Israel will be sent to various Western countries over the next five years through a landmark agreement between Israel and the United Nations.
Seven years after the Arab Spring, the revolution is being seen as the easy part. Freedoms and democracy are failing to heal old wounds, as old social and economic grievances and corruption persist. But Tunisians are also learning to disagree civilly, and to make themselves heard.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceling the deal with the United Nations cast the fate of Israel's 35,000 African migrants into uncertainty. The migrants must now wait for the next decree by Israel's government to know their fate.
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge wave as they hold their newborn baby son as they leave the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, April 23. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.
After more than a month of Syrian and Russian bombardment that has claimed 1,700 lives, the residents of eastern Ghouta have three stark choices: evacuate north with rebel fighters to Idlib province; fall under government control in camps near Damascus; or stay in the last opposition island of Douma, waiting for inevitable defeat.
While some critics view the decision as a calculated tactic by Ennahdha to regain power and restore its reputation among Western allies, others see it as an example of Tunisia's long-standing tradition of tolerance.
Next week's presidential elections in Egypt will field only one serious contender, a fact that has some concerned about a return to authoritarianism. Egypt's case raises questions about many Middle Eastern countries who have a complex relationship with democracy.
Three years ago, Afghan teenager Frozan began a beekeeping business. Now, with 20 hives and a buzzing business, she hopes her classmates and other women in Afghanistan will 'trust themselves and make a move' to fulfill their own entrepreneurial hopes.
Saudi Arabia is reviewing school curriculums to eradicate any trace of the banned Muslim Brotherhood's agenda in an effort to promote a more moderate form of Islam.
A library on wheels, the blue bus of Kabul is giving children in war-torn Afghanistan the opportunity to read. The initiative is a step toward reducing the country's 62 percent illiteracy rate.