Tima Kurdi, aunt of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler whose body washed up lying face down on a beach in Turkey, tells her family’s painful story. Tima is currently going on publicity tours across Canada to sell her book which discusses her family's escape from Syria.
Established for single Egyptian mothers, the village of al-Samaha depends solely on agriculture to survive. Apart from the small clinic and school in the village of al-Samaha in Egypt, there are no other facilities.
King Abdullah II of Jordan expected to meet Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki later on Monday as protests in Amman continue over tax increases. The tax increases came after an IMF-backed tax reform bill was sent to parliament last month.