Despite deadly accidents at sea, European leaders are unlikely to discourage illegal voyages by easing asylum laws.
Kurdish political groups oppose alleged Turkish plan to erect wall near border with Syria.
With Russia's resurgence and American hesitance on Syria, there are hints that the world is moving on from US hegemony
Tehran likely to move away from President Rouhani's moderate tone if US will intervene militarily in Syria.
Transition to democracy hits a snag, pitting the country's main factions against each other in a bitter power struggle.
Hundreds of Israeli's queued for gas masks, even as US military strikes on Syria were postponed.
After chemical weapons attack, likely US action will aim to change the regime's mind, rather than the regime itself
Despite longing to return home, thousands find themselves stranded in Iraq's Domiz refugee camp.
Halabja's Kurds, gassed in their thousands by Saddam Hussein, know full well the pain being felt in Syria
Can younger leadership and re-branding bring the Muslim Brotherhood back into Egypt's good graces?
Thousands of Syrian refugees currently camped out on the border with Iraq are children living in squalid conditions.