As the Jasmine revolution blossomed in 2011, many young Tunisians left for Europe in search of a better life, never to be seen, or heard from again.
Thousands of people have been abducted by the Houthi rebels and many still remain missing in Yemen as the war rages on, a new Rights Radar report has revealed.
A British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter has exhausted all chance of having her five-year prison sentence overturned in court, her family said.
Missiles struck a medical centre in Syria's northern rebel-held province, putting the facility built underground for protection out of service and killing a number of its staff
Hamas's military wing has produced a new video that suggests two Israeli soldiers missing in action during the last war in Gaza in 2014 are alive and in its custody.
UN's Staffan de Mistura has announced a 'intense bilateral meeting' with Russia about the Syria war, but the US will be missing from the talks with no explanation given.
In-depth: Mimicking the regime they say they want to replace, Yemen's rebels are imposing a reign of terror, but life elsewhere in Yemen isn't much better, writes Paola Tamma.
As thousands of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel go on hunger strike, Palestinian groups are also highlighting the lesser-known plight of thousands of Palestinian detainees held by the Syrian regime.
The Italian coastguard and other boats rescued some 3,000 people from unseaworthy boats off the Libyan coast on Saturday.
HRW has urged Egyptian authorities to 'immediately disclose' whether they are or were holding four Palestinian men from Gaza affiliated with Hamas whose whereabouts are unknown.