Stories about Middle East & North Africa
7 April 2015
With government forces shelling the camp and both ISIS and Nusra invading it, the humanitarian situation in Yarmouk refugee has reached catastrophic levels.
6 April 2015
Iran Voices looks at recent efforts to save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest saltwater lakes.
After photos of public prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun pointed to his head began circulating on Twitter, hundreds of news sites and social networks were blocked.
5 April 2015
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.
4 April 2015
"We wanted to show that Iran, just like our country, has never been static."
Married off before graduating high school, 34-year-old Berivan Elif Kilic rises to become one of 46 women appointed ''co-mayors'' of communities in Turkey.
3 April 2015
Before wading into the landmark nuclear framework reached by Iran and six world powers, Global Voices Persian editor Mahsa Alimardani soaks in the happiness it caused among the Iranian people.
2 April 2015
Over 60 per cent of Yemenis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Yet the humanitarian aspect of the war doesn't seem to matter nor make headlines in mainstream media.
Leading Bahraini human rigts activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested from his home today, allegedly over tweets he shared on the microblogging site regarding the situation of prisoners in Jaw Prison.
True art doesn't need a caption nor an explanation. Check out those six selected cartoons by brave Syrian cartoonists who dare mock Assad.