Vatican strategy promotes Pope Francis as catalyst on climate change
Francis will attend key gatherings ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
War and poverty deprive 21 million children of education in Middle East
One in four children in the region either are not in school or are at risk for dropping out.
Yemeni-Americans say the US has 'abandoned' them in a warzone
"We’re just trying to get to a safe zone. I don’t know exactly where that is, just any other country where there are no wars”
Iran pushes for unity government in Yemen after weeks of bloodshed
And calls for a halt to the bombing campaign.
This is the worst thing about Yemen right now
One of the poorest countries on Earth is also one of the hungriest. And it's getting a lot worse.
No refuge but the sea — fleeing Yemen's war by boat
The rocket that tore through a minivan outside the Aden Grand Hotel last week killing nine men, women and children was a clear message that it was time to leave.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
Suspected Al Qaeda fighters seize military base in east Yemen
The suspected Al Qaeda fighters also raided local banks, broke into local government buildings and set fire to the broadcasting station.
Bahrain arrests activist Nabeel Rajab over tweets
The prominent activist was arrested for "criticizing torture in prisons" on Twitter, according to his wife.
Yemen Houthi fighters backed by tanks reach central Aden
US-YEMEN-SECURITY:Yemen Houthi fighters backed by tanks reach central Aden
Arab nations want to build a united army
But will it work?
Airstrike at Yemeni refugee camp kills 45: IOM
The strike hit the vicinity of the Mazraq refugee camp in Houthi-controlled northern Yemen, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Arab strikes on rebels hit Yemen's main airport
Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital, as Arab leaders vowed Sunday to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender.
Here is what the people who know Yemen best have to say about it
Can the fighting in Yemen be stopped before it's too late?
Under the bombs: Yemenis recount tense night sheltering from airstrikes
Residents of the capital Sanaa and elsewhere in Yemen react to Saudi-led airstrikes.
Yemen has turned from a local conflict into a regional Cold War
Saudi-led military action against the Houthis could well be the first salvo in a more muscular response to Iran’s growing influence in the region.
How America and the West got it wrong in Yemen
Analysis: Most Yemen watchers agree the country has been falling apart at least since the United States kicked off the 2011 “Yemen Model” that the Obama administration is still hailing a success.
The situation in Gaza is so desperate that some are predicting another war
More than 100,000 people are still homeless after Israel's devastating offensive last summer.
North Africa jihadi front spreads to Arab Spring cradle Tunisia
Libyan and Tunisian jihadists have streamed to the ranks of Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria and Iraq.
Houthis seize strategic Yemeni city, escalating power struggle
Residents of Taiz said Houthis militias took over the city's military airport without a struggle late on Saturday.
Tunisia arrests suspected militants after museum attack
Hundreds of Tunisians gathered for a mass in Tunis on Saturday, lighting candles to remember the victims of the Bardo museum attack.
With Yemen attack, IS aims to eclipse Al Qaeda: analysts
Suicide bombings at two mosques frequented by members of the Shia Huthi militia killed 142 people on Friday.
Death toll in Yemen mosque bombings rises to 126. Islamic State claims responsibility
In the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, suicide bombers attacked two mosques used mainly by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group that's seized control of the government.
The familiar roots of Tunisia's terror problem
Analysis: Despite all the progress Tunisia has made since its revolution, its economy continues to struggle. That and some difficult neighbors is a dangerous mix.
UN says the Islamic State should be prosecuted for genocide against Yazidis in Iraq
UN Human Rights Council based its recommendation on interviews with more than 100 alleged victims and witnesses.
Obama administration threatens more sanctions on Iran if nuclear talks fail
"Our team stands ready to raise the costs on Iran substantially should it make clear that it is unwilling to address the international community's concerns," a senior US Treasury official said Thursday.
Syria's war has drastically changed the lives of millions. Here are just four of their stories
Four years into Syria's war, extremists dominate the news. These are the stories that don't make the headlines.
Syria says this is the US Predator drone it shot down on Tuesday (VIDEO)
Gunmen attack Tunisian parliament and kill 8 tourists
Security forces surrounded at least two militants in the popular Bardo museum in central Tunis, the government said.
How Netanyahu plumbed the depths to come out on top
A lurch to the right in the final days of the campaign appears to have helped seal Bibi's victory.
The karate teacher who took the fight to Bashar al-Assad
Abu Hamza once taught the children of government employees how to fight, now he leads a rebel brigade fighting the government.