Looking at the aftermath of an unusually intense snow that swamped Syria, Jerusalem, Lebanon, and elsewhere.
International security experts explain how low rainfall can evolve into violent conflict.
Droughts and resource shortages can destabilize countries and foment unrest.
The daily indignity of life at war.
Charter cities, sexy villages, company towns, and more.
At least eight were killed in the explosion.
The city's cultural treasures, including its Grand Mosque and centuries-old souk, are in danger of being permanently lost to the war.
Scenes from Aleppo, Syria.
This short film is one of the few records of life in the city.
Researchers map the earliest Mesopotamian cities and find that many develop in surprising areas.
They're sending money, medical supplies and even a makeshift border patrol.
Syrian television alleges the country's uprisings are taking place in cinematic replicas of its cities