Arab League

Arab Summit opens in Jordan amid regional turmoil

The summit will do little to end the conflicts in the region, analysts say.


How are Palestinians resisting Israel's settlement law?

Palestinians are petitioning Israeli courts against a law that forces them to lease their lands to Israeli settlers.


Gaza: Israel's war drums are getting louder

Israel is entertaining another round of fighting on the besieged strip.

Syria's Civil War

Will the fall of Raqqa put an end to ISIL in Syria?

Unless there is an effective transition of power and a legitimate government in place, ISIL will continue to exist.

War & Conflict

Libya: A letter from Misrata

Maimuna Aghliw tells of normal day in the Libyan city of Misrata, peppered with hints of a war nearby.