As al-Qaeda and its various branches take advantage of instability throughout the Middle East.
The eruption of the Arab revolts put power relations among Middle Eastern countries in a state of flux, and both winners and losers have emerged.
Iraqi Kurdish youth have reportedly been fighting alongside jihadists in Syria.
Amid growing reports of Tunisians going to Syria to fight the regime, some argue these "jihadists" are merely disenfranchised youth, brainwashed by Salafists.
The Syrian conflict is increasing the danger of a sectarian war in Iraq.
Fighters from across the globe have joined the war against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including hundreds of Egyptians.
Thursday evening in Damascus saw a suicide bombing take place in Masjid al-Iman – one of the more famous mosques in Syria’s capital city.
At least 40 Syrian soldiers and several Iraqis have been killed in western Iraq, officials in Baghdad say.
Two years after the so called 'Arab Spring' revolutions, a significant new geopolitical landscape is developing in the Arab world and North Africa.
Hundreds participated in a protest to show support for Syria in front of Al-Azhar Mosque after Yusuf al-Qaradawi delivered the Friday sermon today.