Says one worker: "If this continues, there will be problems for people like us, the workers. The price of food will go up and there will be no jobs."
Adele Raemer's daughter had dreamed of celebrating her wedding on her kibbutz in Nirim on Israel's border with Gaza. But the flare-up of fighting between Israelis and Palestinians changed all that and has many local residents feeling insecure.
Hezbollah says it's fighting alongside government forces in Syria to prevent violence from coming home to Lebanon. Some in Lebanon say Hezbollah is the one bringing the violence home.
Kurdish areas of Syria have recently been threatened by Islamist fighters. But a 50,000-strong Kurdish military force is reclaiming their land, village by village.
For women in Egypt, harassment on the street is a constant. Reporter Julia Simon got so tired of it that one day, she decided to interview the man harassing her.
When Karim Shamsi-Basha arrived in the US as a student, he found that Americans had already heard of his birthplace, Damascus. But he couldn't understand why, until he looked in the Bible.
Beneath what is now the Battery Tunnel and the site of the World Trade Center is the remains of Little Syria, the first stop for Arab American immigrants who came to the United State near the turn of the 20th Century. Now, a small group is trying to save a six-story building that marks the history.