What do Syrians think of potential US strikes on their country?
Activists, rebels and regime supporters are divided over the prospect of a Western military campaign to punish the government for an alleged chemical weapons attack.
Russia could be the unlikely partner who helps solve the mess in Syria
Commentary: Assad isn't the real threat in Syria today; it's the radical Sunnis, who are the best organized of the rebel groups and who could easily take over were Assad overthrown.
Al Qaeda in Yemen denies US claims on attack plots
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula denies attack plot and US interception of high-level phone calls.
Lebanon explosions: Is it different this time?
Twin bombings targeting Sunni worshippers have Lebanese afraid of a fresh sectarian conflict.
Lebanon bomb blasts rock second city Tripoli
Two powerful explosions level mosques in the northern Lebanon city of Tripoli. At least 27 people died and more than 500 were wounded.
Middle East whiplash as strikes hit Israel and Lebanon
Israelis went to sleep Thursday knowing that their northern border had been attacked by extremist jihadi elements in southern Lebanon, and awoke to hear that their air force had retaliated against Lebanon overnight.
Suspect arrested in deadly Lebanon explosions (PHOTOS)
Powerful explosions rocked the port city of Tripoli in northern Lebanon on Friday, just as Muslims were exiting midday prayers.
Four rockets fired at Israel from Lebanon
Israel’s Army Radio reported that one of the rockets was deflected in flight by the country’s 'Iron Dome' anti-missile system.
60 seconds on Earth: Escaping Syria, by boat (VIDEO)
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are traveling by boat to Lebanon every week. Here's a snapshot of the journey.
Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah leader, vows revenge for deadly Beirut bombing
“To the killers: Our hands will reach you,” Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah said Friday, a day after a car bomb killed 22 in Beirut.
Lebanon: Deadly car bomb rocks Beirut, killing at least 22 (VIDEO)
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack that targeted a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut.
Turkish Airlines pilots kidnapped in Lebanon, held for hostages
Armed men kidnapped two Turkish Airlines pilots on Friday morning from a bus carrying several other crew members and passengers between Beirut's airport and a hotel.
Lebanon claims two Israeli soldiers wounded by blast within its borders
Lebanese sources say Israeli soldiers patrolling within their territory were injured by a pre-dawn blast near the town of Naqoura.
Do Lebanon's Taif Accords offer lessons for Syrian peace?
With a skyrocketing death toll and neither side willing to negotiate peace, Syria might to well to look at how its neighbor solved its own civil war.
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.
EU blacklists Hezbollah military
Europeans overcome divisions to define Hezbollah military wing as a terrorist group.
Syria crisis leaves a generation of young refugees in peril
Commentary: More must be done to end fighting and address suffering.
Sign of Syria spillover: Gunmen kill pro-Assad commentator in Lebanon
Mohammad Darrar Jammo, who had worked for Syrian state media, was known to support and defend the regime of President Bashar al-Assad on Lebanese and Arab television.
Jerusalem Film Festival: risky business
"The Attack" and "The Gardener," both shot in Israel by different filmmakers, have been banned across the Muslim world.
Syrian Christians become kidnapping targets, flee to Lebanon
Syria's civil war is empowering extremists and squeezing Christians.
Yes, Syria's mess is screwing up Lebanon, too
Aarsal in many ways illustrates the Syrian conflict's transformation from an uprising against an authoritarian regime into a sectarian civil war with reverberations around the region.
Lebanon: Car bombing in Hezbollah stronghold seen as spillover of Syria conflict (VIDEO)
Sectarian tensions have been high in Lebanon owing to the Shia Muslim group Hezbollah's support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Arab Idol victor gives Gazans something to croon about
Mohammed Assaf lifted spirits with songs of Palestine, some of which he sang in a distinctly Gazan accent and were broadcast to millions of viewers across the Arab world.
Lebanese army storms hardline mosque in Syria fallout
Lebanon's army said it lost 16 soldiers in a battle with gunmen loyal to Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir, a once-obscure Salafi cleric who has seen his profile rise by verbally attacking Hezbollah.
Lebanese armed forces clash with hardline Sunni cleric Assir; at least eight dead (VIDEO)
Six Lebanese soldiers and two gunmen linked to a militant Sunni cleric were killed after heavy fighting in southern Lebanon.
Syrian refugee crisis: Can the breaking point be prevented?
Commentary: UN seeking $5 billion to help millions of desperate Syrian refugees.
Saudi Arabia says it will deport Lebanese supporters of Hezbollah
Ali Awad Assiri, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, said that Lebanese ex pats who support Hezbollah financially would be expelled.
On World Refugee Day, Syria's displaced children languish in camps
There are currently 1.6 million people from Syria in need of refugee assistance, half of them children.
Middle East is an expanding swamp of quicksand of mostly lose-lose choices for Obama
Commentary: If a US military approach in Syria fails at least we can say 'we tried.'
Syria's rebels: Are they losing the war?
The rebels concede they are struggling to hold their ground in some parts of the country, but insist victory is still theirs.