Refugees on the Road to DamascusSyria polishes its image as protector of the Lebanese people.
Dispatch From HamastanPalestinians may worry about beer, veils, and wages, but few seem unhappy about last week's results.
Syria Stays Above the FrayAssad to Ahmadinejad: "You're a great guy, Mahmoud, but I'm just not that into you."
Dispatch From Tel AvivWhy some Israelis believe recent developments may not be entirely bad for the Jews.
Roads & Kingdoms
Everybody in Uganda Is Kung Fu Fighting A rising generation of young martial artists are hoping to drop kick their way onto the big screen.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
Making the Supercookie a Little Sweeter Nine lines of code could make Verizon’s controversial user-tracking system a bit less invasive.
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.