Family members of Mohamed Radwan, who was in born in Texas, said he was arrested during protests in Damascus Friday and was being used as part of a propaganda campaign.
In the wake of the Mideast uprisings, Joshua Foust argues that the U.S. must change its approach to the region by encouraging economic growth instead of enforcing tyranny.
Violent clashes in Libya have sent thousands fleeing the country. VII photographer Franco Pagetti documents the situation in the port of Benghazi, where makeshift camps have been set up.
Bernard Haykel, professor of near eastern studies at Princeton University, says the world must promote political dignity and good governance in the Middle East.