European governments pay ransoms for the release of hostages held by terrorists. The U.S. does not. What that gap means for Americans like journalist James Foley.
Amid the millions of refugees from Syria flooding into Lebanon and Jordan, one minority group is the most marginalized of all. Palestinians are refugees with literally nowhere to go.
Parents anxiously await news of their teenaged sons who were kidnapped from bus by Islamic militants in Syria.
An artist asks, "Why were we Armenian, but living in the U.S? Why was our family in Syria? What were these family stories of exile and slaughter? Why weren’t they in the history books of my youth?"
As the conflict destabilizes Syria, Washington must finally face the hard choice: Either compromise with Iran, or decisively support and arm the rebels.
The Syrian peace talks in Switzerland are mired in turmoil and controversy before they even began.
As the Syrian civil war intensifies, it appears to outsiders as a conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims. But as Reese Erlich reports from Damascus, it's far more complicated.
Correspondent Reese Erlich reports from Damascus on the growing sectarian divide and future prospects for peace.
Once a safe haven for Middle Eastern Christians, Syria has become a place where Christians are targeted for kidnapping and murder.
Ultra-conservative Muslims are divided on the role of violence in a war marked by religious divisions.
US-supported rebels are losing ground to both ultra-conservative Islamist rebels and the Assad regime.
Syrian Christians now fear extremist rebels more than the government. Reese Erlich reports on shifting attitudes among the country's Christian minority.