Under assualt from all sides, the Kurds and their international helpers are trying to “Make Rojava Green Again”.
The idea behind Harmonica is to approach dating in line with local cultural norms.
US cuts have led officials to warn that if the money continues to be blocked, all services in the Gaza Strip – including food distribution – could end within months.
How did peaceful protests for political change turn so quickly into such unspeakable violence?
The government wants to deport 38,000 Eritreans and Sudanese. But some pilots are refusing to co-operate.
Like the plaited, interwoven roots of an ageing tree, the rivalries and intrigues of the Syrian conflict are long and sinewy.
I have had to warn my ten-year-old daughter not to join in the anti-Trump conversations on her school bus; to keep her head down and avoid any political discussions. I worry for her safety.
Nearly 800 have been arrested and at least 35 people have reportedly died in the demonstrations.
Across the Middle East the lack of jobs, particularly for the under-thirties, is creating a rage that always simmers and sometimes boils.
In my own city in Syria, visitors are flocking to take pictures of destroyed buildings.
As US President Donald Trump praised peace protesters fighting the “corrupt government”, less romantic scenes unfolded in the streets of Iran.