Saudi Hunger Strike – Your Thoughts

–By CNN’s Octavia Nasr Some brave Saudis are going on a hunger strike and they want you to join them. These are no ordinary

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Defense Team Of Jailed Saudi Activist Plans Hunger Strike

The wife of jailed Saudi Arabian activist Matrook Al-Faleh sent CNN producer Mohammed Jamjoom this note from her husband’s defense team. Jamila Al-Faleh says

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Arab Women: A Tale Of Two Destinies

— By CNN’s Octavia Nasr I grew up in the tiny country of Lebanon, the daughter, grand-daughter and niece of larger-than-life female figures who

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Floods In Beirut

Beirut residents try to salvage what belongings they can after heavy rains flooded streets and the inside of homes in parts of the Lebanese

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Holy Cow!

Today’s picture courtesy of Gaza tunnel smugglers, seen in this photo pushing a calf through one of the tunnels linking the Gaza Strip to

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Jordan: When Poetry Is "Illegal"

Jordan’s image in the Western world is one of moderation and modernism, especially compared to other Middle Eastern nations like Saudi Arabia. It is,

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Tense Relations Between Israel And The Vatican

Pope John Paul II visited Israel, but so far Pope Benedict XVI has not, even though the pontiff is said to have an open

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Photo Of The Day

An Israeli protester sits in a cage during a demonstration calling for the release of Israeli soldier Cpl. Gilad Schalit who is being held

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Supporting The Barrier

Whether you call it a “fence” or a “wall” indicates whether or not you support separating Israelis from Palestinians with a physical, man-made structure.

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