Egypt bombs Islamic State targets in Libya after beheadings
Taking a page from Jordan, Egypt quickly retaliated for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians.
After a series of defeats, the Islamic State resorts to shock tactics
Analysis: As the group loses ground in Syria in Iraq, it is forced to resort to increasingly theatrical brutality to burnish an image of strength.
Jordan hangs two Iraqi militants as revenge against the Islamic State
The executions were a response to the killing of an imprisoned Jordanian fighter pilot.
Pilot held by Islamic State puts Jordan's king in a tough spot
King Abdullah has defended the US-led campaign against the hardline group in Syria, saying moderate Muslims must take a stand.
Jordan denies IS jihadists shot down its warplane
Jordan's military Friday denied claims by the Islamic State group to have shot down one of its warplanes which crashed in Syria, after the pilot was captured by the jihadists.
Jordan vows 'all efforts' to save pilot seized by IS
It was the first warplane lost and the first capture of a serviceman since the coalition launched strikes against IS in Syria in September.
This is the appalling human rights record of the US coalition bombing Syria
The rap sheets for these countries include arbitrary detentions, torture and beheading. Sound familiar?
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Activists say Syria bombed a refugee camp near the Jordan border
There are reports of at least 20 deaths, mostly women and children, and 80 injuries.
This Syrian bride wants the decapitated heads of 15 pro-Assad soldiers as her dowry
Like Bridezilla, but not in that fun, reality-show way.
Jordan intercepts drugs, arms haul from Syria
Jordanian border guards stopped two vehicles crossing from Syria loaded with arms and thousands of Captagon tablets, a drug widely used by Syrian rebels.
Malala Yousafzai travels to Jordanian border to meet Syrian refugees (VIDEO)
The Pakistani schoolgirl has been in Jordan offering support to Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country.
Israel's Netanyahu holds talks in Amman with the king of Jordan
'King Abdullah and Netanyahu discussed peace process developments in light of the current US-sponsored Israeli-Palestinians peace negotiations,' a palace statement said.
Kerry pledges 'fair' Mideast plan as he woos Arab allies
A peace treaty would deal with all the core issues dividing the two sides, including the contours of a future Palestinian state, refugees and the fate of Jerusalem claimed by both as a capital.
The Middle East attempts to build snowmen (PHOTOS)
Countries across the Middle East struggle with a rare snowfall, and their residents struggle to make snowmen.
Here's a plan to end the conflict in Syria: support Assad
Commentary: The US should back Assad now, end the fighting, and set conditions for his departure and a democratic transition.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees denied entry into Jordan: Amnesty International
A new report by human rights organization Amnesty International says that hundreds of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria have been denied entry into Jordan and other neighboring countries.
Interspecies love: The 30 most unlikely, adorable animal pairs
They say you can't choose your family. But these animals did.
International Day of the Girl: The classroom is too crowded for refugee daughters
Commentary: A commitment to keeping girls in school is critical for development everywhere.
US-Iran thaw: Netanyahu's personal high noon
As the Israeli prime minister heads to Washington, this is the moment much of his career has led to.
Syria 'hemorrhaging' refugees as number of displaced tops 6 million (PHOTOS)
As the US heads for strikes against Syria, the country's refugee crisis hits massive proportions.
Jordan urged not to deny entry to Syria refugees
Since the beginning of the conflict in March 2011, Syrians fleeing the fighting have streamed across the border into Jordan.
Syrian refugees struggle to protect daughters from exploitation
Commentary: Syrian refugees are reluctant to seek help from police, whom they see as corrupt. But many families remain determined to protect their daughters from violence and exploitation.
As the Middle East implodes, should the US focus on Israel-Palestine?
Commentary: A pact would help solve an underlying cause of dysfunction in the Arab world.
Songs in the key of diplomacy
Chicago jazz pianist Ryan Cohan reflects on how musical tours of Africa and Middle East relate to US policy, and to something a lot more powerful.
What if the royal baby had been born in...
16 birth customs from around the world.
Syria crisis leaves a generation of young refugees in peril
Commentary: More must be done to end fighting and address suffering.
Arab League endorses John Kerry's plan for Israel-Palestine
Arab League officials say Kerry's economic, security initiative provide 'suitable environment' for formal negotiations.
Palestinian official on fresh peace talks: 'It's definitely happening'
Palestinian officials in Ramallah are optimistic that new negotiations with Israel, which have been on hold for four years, are about to begin.
John Kerry still on the road for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
Secretary of State John Kerry made his sixth trip to the Middle East on Tuesday, arriving in Jordan on a resumed push for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
John Kerry arrives in Middle East to push for peace talks, again
The US Secretary of State has said he wants to see progress “long before” the United Nations General Assembly in September.