Residents hope protests will drive the Palestinian Authority to do something about poor economic conditions.
Iraqi vice-president denounces death sentence against him as politically motivated and issued by a "kangaroo court".
The balance of power between nuclear armed India and Pakistan could serve as an example for Iran and Israel.
A report by Citigroup says Gulf kingdom consumes a lot of its own major export and may have no oil exports in 18 years.
Palestinian women increasingly face violence from their husbands but often prefer to stay silent to avoid shame.
Faced with a worsening situation, the new UN/Arab League Special Representative for Syria is keeping expectations low.
Desire for revenge against state's symbols of oppression are evident in areas where Free Syrian Army has won control.
Established to counterbalance dominance of US and former Soviet Union, NAM members are now at an impasse over Syria.
Life in the small, northwest Syrian town of Salma has become hell, says one paediatrician, who has decided to stay.
Scratch below the surface and you see, perhaps, a movement that is being invigorated, that's finding a purpose.
Angry Egyptians who have to endure power cuts on a daily basis are blaming the crisis on the president.