A major regional conference in Egypt looked into ways to enhance preventative legal and criminal approaches to terrorism.
Rights activists are calling on the Yemeni government to help raise awareness about al-Qaeda's attempts to recruit women.
Basic services are lacking and conditions are bad in areas of Iraq and Syria under 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' control, local residents say.
The 48th Cairo International Book Fair, this year focused on youth and the future, brought hundreds of publishers to the Egyptian capital.
Arab and international experts gathered in Amman earlier this month to explore tactics to fight terrorism and enhance regional co-operation.
The Lebanese militia's intervention in Syria's war has led to growing discord within the party's membership and supporters, analysts say.
The group incites violence, carries out assassinations, and espouses the same ideology as the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', experts say.
Tensions have been escalating between al-Qaeda and the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' as the two groups vie for the upper hand.
Development projects that had stalled while al-Qaeda was in control of parts of the province are slowly being reactivated, officials say.
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation is helping farmers and fishermen resume production in order to alleviate food insecurity.