Many Syrian women cannot think of living an independent life - without the interference of male family members. But the civil war in their country has given them a chance.
The Saudi crown prince arrives in France to discuss a range of challenges facing the Middle East. The Iran nuclear deal, the Qatar crisis, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and business are at the top of the agenda.
Though barely able to read, these tiny protesters robotically rattle off their enemies' names and call for their deaths. Their mothers insist that early childhood is "the right age to learn" the ideology of hate.
The civil group Massirat Watan is walking for 52 days across its homeland in order to build a better future, free of sectarian and religious strife. But Prime Minister Hariri's resignation has revived fears of violence.
In the future, rapists in Lebanon would not be able to avoid jail time by marrying their victims. Lebanon lawmakers abolished the controversial law after Jordan, Tunisia, and several other Arab nations did the same.
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