As men fight on the frontlines, women in Syrian refugee camps have taken up the tasks of running aid efforts.
The emergence of groups like Jabhat al-Nusra are creating a new reality on the ground in Syria
US-designated terrorist organisation Jabhat al-Nusra says "if justice is al-Qaeda, then we are with them".
Winter rain has turned the Domiz camp in northern Iraq into a quagmire, yet the influx of refugees is only growing.
Referendum debacle again exposed elitist approach of politicians who appear completely disconnected from the street.
Quoting a Persian proverb, UN nuclear watchdog and Iranians have been acting stubborn - but progress seems to be made.
New Syrian coalition's reforms impress Western powers but challenges remain.
Despite protests, including ones calling for his downfall, King Abdullah says to press forth with polls
As Palestine achieves UN 'observer status', politicians are under pressure to actually make it mean something.
A symbolic victory, but Palestine has been discouraged from joining the ICC or other UN organisations.
A new court in a rebel-held part of Idlib province vows to bring law and order to the area.