Protests over a lack of jobs and development have stirred in Morocco's remote communities. Out-of-work miners are asking for the king's involvement after men who were scavenging for coal in an abandoned coal were killed.
Unable to stand the cold weather, language barrier, and unemployment, a small but growing number of refugees are feeling the pull to return to Syria.
In an effort to save some of Yemen's holiest and most historical ancient sites, UNESCO has shared the coordinates of 50 sites with militaries involved in the fighting. Although targeted hits have decreased, the sites are still vulnerable to the violence.
The discovery of a rare plant-eating dinosaur's fossils in western Egypt has ignited international excitement about the region's potential deposits. While a global leader in archeology, the country has seen far less success with prehistoric excavation.
A girls-only computer programing school in Herat is empowering girls to learn code as a way to change their lives. The girls have created a game centered around the opium crisis to raise awareness among the young.
Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry of Science, near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, Feb. 18.
Vice President Mike Pence began his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by referring to Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The US stance on Israel's capital continues to sow doubt among Arab leaders that the US can effectively mediate Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.
The fundamentalist Madkhalis, who supported Qaddafi until the end, have fought hard to prevent ISIS from establishing a base in Libya. But experts warn of their influence on society and aim of establishing a theocracy.
Four years after the start of the civil war, the Bab Dreib district of Hobs, Syria, stands abandoned and destroyed. Only 30 percent of its former inhabitants have returned as roads and buildings are in ruins, making access to food and other resources difficult.
Pakistani Muslim clerics have banded together to issue a fatwa, or religious ruling, against suicide bombing. The ruling, contained in a book published by a state-run university, opposes extremist action and supports moderate Islam within the country.