Bodies in the streets. Bloody faces pleading for help. Bandaged children in hospitals.
In Homs, snipers line the streets, cornering civilians who fear death and starvation. Anderson Cooper reports.
CNN's Nic Robertson gives us a rare look inside the violence and tension engulfing Syria.
Ever since the Syrian unrest began 10 months ago, it has been difficult for the rest of the world to verify reports from inside the country.
This month on Inside the Middle East, CNN's Nic Robertson travels to Libya to explore the Roman ruins of Leptus Magna. Meanwhile Arwa Damon looks at the lost treasures of Iraq and a controversial choice by a Kurdistan museum to pay smugglers in an effort to recover stolen artifacts.
Tension is building between Libyan groups with Sirte set to fall. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Libya is willing to work with British police to investigate other suspects in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, its justice minister said Wednesday.
CNN's Nic Robertson pays a visit to the Libyan zoo and finds animals that are greatly affected by the fighting in Libya.
The residents of zoos are often the first to be neglected when cities are hit by man-made or natural disasters.
Horrifying glimpses of the brutality underpinning the rule of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi emerged Sunday with news of a warehouse full of charred corpses and a nanny to Gadhafi's grandchildren tortured.
CNN's Nic Robertson says he's in email communication with a Gadhafi family member who claims to "have authority."
CNN's senior international correspondent Nic Robertson obtained an exclusive interview with the leading opposition figure in Yemen, General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmer. He defected from the government in March. The interview took place in Yemen's capital Sana'a on July 3.
CNN's Nic Robertson talks to Bahraini government supporters worried about pro-democracy reforms.
CNN's Nic Robertson recalls numerous meetings with war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic.
The death of Osama bin Laden proves that he had been "hiding in plain sight" says CNN's senior international correspondent Nic Robertson.
CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the ongoing unrest in Africa and the Middle East and explains what could happen next.
Nic Robertson and David Kirkpatrick report from Libya on the Gadhafi regime's treatment of Eman al-Obeidy.
Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who says forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi raped her, is grateful for support she has received, said CNN's Nic Robertson, who met briefly with her Wednesday.
CNN's Nic Robertson says a woman who claims she was raped by pro-Gadhafi forces has been released.
A Libyan woman who stormed into a Tripoli hotel Saturday, telling foreign reporters that she had been raped by government troops, has been released, and her case is being investigated, government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim said Sunday.
A CNN correspondent on Monday angrily rejected a report by the Fox network that he and other journalists were used as human shields by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to prevent a missile attack on his compound.
CNN's Nic Robertson rebuts Fox News claims that news crews were lured into being human shields for Moammar Gadhafi.
Airstrikes Sunday in the heart of Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound had a military objective but also no doubt brought a message of allied resolve to the Libyan leader's doorstep.
An Al-Jazeera cameraman was killed in an apparent ambush near Benghazi, Libya, becoming the first journalist killed in the country since the start of the civil war, the network reported Saturday.
Four blasts in Tripoli were apparently different sections of a fuel tank. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
CNN's Rima Maktabi talks to residents of one Bahrain village who are skeptical of the regime's promise of change.
Defiance and hope replaced Friday's scenes of widespread chaos and violence in Cairo on Saturday but at least five people were reported dead in clashes between police and protesters outside the Interior Ministry building.
A teen wife tells CNN's Nic Robertson how she set herself on fire to escape her drug addict husband in Afghanistan.
Germany's intelligence chief reveals to CNN's Nic Robertson new details about the terror threat to Europe and the U.S.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on British defense cuts as outlined by Prime Minister David Cameron.
CNN's Nic Robertson walks through a neighborhood in Devecser, Hungary, where residents and officials are cleaning up.
The intellegence community is buzzing with threats on "soft targets" like hotels and tourist locations.
An al Qaeda plot to attack European targets would have borne a chilling resemblance to the deadly 2008 assault by armed militants on the Indian city of Mumbai, Western intelligence sources have revealed.
CNN's Nic Robertson analyzes the implications of the release of thousands of Afghan war documents.
CNN senior international correspondent Nic Robertson analyzes the fallout from the publication of tens of thousands of U.S. military and diplomatic reports about Afghanistan by whistleblower website WikiLeaks.
DC 5 found guilty in Pakistani court, CNN's Nic Robertson met their lawyer and investigated their case.
A suicide bomber targeted a wedding ceremony in the Kandahar province killing dozens. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
CNN's Nic Robertson discovers an ancient city of hundreds of churches and monastries.
CNN's Nic Robertson mets a Macedonian businessman who returns to wine making with a new idea.
Broken trees and twisted metal mark the site where a Polish plane crashed in Russia. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Nic Robertson reports that the Saudi arrest of alleged terrorists sheds light on how al Qaeda operates in the region.
CNN's Nic Robertson discusses the possible message behind a car bomb planted outside a courthouse in Northern Ireland.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic finally took the stand Monday at the U.N.'s international tribunal at The Hague to defend himself against genocide charges stemming from the 1992-1995 Bosnian conflict.
The Taliban release a video showing double agent vowing revenge on the U.S. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
After an attempted bombing, CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the threat to peace in Northern Ireland.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the UAV drone, that is revolutionising the battlefields in Iraq & Afghanistan.
The Lockerbie bomber made a brief public appearance at a hospital in Libya Wednesday, looking weak and unable to engage in what was going on around him.
CNN's Nic Robertson explores what happens when extreme poverty in Pakistan meets the demand for donated kidneys.
Mohammed Iqbal said he has been told by his landlord to pay up on debts and is left with a choice facing others in this impoverished corner of Pakistan: Sell your children or a kidney.
CNN's Nic Robertson is in Islamabad and was covering four stories at once. Here is how he did it.
Saudi King Abdullah appoints woman to top government post. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
CNN's Nic Robertson investigates a Saudi man freed from Gitmo who now leads al-Qaeda in Yemen.
From a distance, smoke rises over Gaza. It is about as close as most reporters can get to the battle zone.
An audio message reportedly from al Qaeda's deputy chief vows revenge for Israel's air and ground assault on Gaza and calls the Jewish state's actions against Hamas militants "a gift" from U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports from on board a NATO ship hunting for pirates in the Gulf of Aden.
Indian security forces were warned twice by U.S. officials about a water-borne attack. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Federal authorities have received a "plausible but unsubstantiated" report that al Qaeda may have discussed targeting transit systems in or around New York, the Department of Homeland Security said.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports from Sudan on the difficulties of finding those responsible for the carnage in Darfur.
CNN's Nic Robertson highlights his travels to Kabul, Afghanistan.
In an exclusive interview, CNN Correspondent Nic Robertson talked with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad Sunday.
CNN's Nic Robertson talks to newly displaced people as ethnic violence continues to flare in Kenya.
The Saudi lawyer who represented a woman kidnapped and raped by seven men said his license to practice has been reinstated.
On "AC 360," CNN's Nic Robertson relives an ambush that haunts the men stationed at the far end of the war on terror.
The Afghan-Pakistan border is riddled with Taliban bombs, but CNN's Nic Robertson finds U.S. soldiers are getting tips.
Militants used a wooden cart to fire at least two rockets at close range into Kabul's police headquarters Saturday morning, killing at least five people and wounding five others, according to CNN's Nic Robertson who was on the scene.
CNN's Nic Robertson meets U.S. Defense Secretary Gates as he gets a tour of Khowst, Afghanistan's new model province.
The lawyer for a Saudi rape victim defends his actions and plans to seek reinstatement. CNN's Nic Robertson reports
The image of a benevolent West has taken a battering in Africa this week, as 103 children earmarked for care by French families were airlifted from a border settlement between Chad and Sudan on a flight bound for France.
Joseph Ochieno of the Uganda People's Congress joins CNN to discuss anger in Chad over a failed bid to remove orphans.
Nic Robertson reports from the Turkish-Iraqi border, where Iraqis complain their villages have been shelled by Turkey.
Saber-rattling in the Middle East has been growing, with Israeli air strikes over Syria at the beginning of the month and France's Foreign Minister talking of war with Iran, but behind the scenes there are fears of a new arms race in the region.
Meshaal on Gilad Shalit
Taliban end Pakistan truce
Mosque standoff explained
Some 2,000 Palestinians have fled a refugee camp near Tripoli after three days of fighting, according to the Red Crescent.
Saudi security forces have arrested 172 al Qaeda suspects who were planning attacks inside and outside the kingdom, officials said Friday.
A suicide bomber attacked a U.S. Embassy convoy in Kabul on Monday morning on a busy highway injuring several people, an embassy spokesman told CNN.
NATO-led security forces have launched a major offensive against the Taliban and drug traffickers in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance's regional commander said in a statement on Tuesday.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday announced plans for the imminent withdrawal of around 1,600 of his country's troops from Iraq.
Beirut emerged Friday from an overnight curfew imposed after deadly clashes erupted between pro-government and opposition supporters at Beirut Arab University.
Lebanese officials Thursday imposed an overnight curfew for Beirut after deadly clashes erupted between pro-government and opposition supporters at Beirut Arab University.
Hungarian police said Wednesday that hard-core football hooligans had hijacked peaceful anti-government protests, but Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany blamed opposition parties for a second night of violence.
Hungarian police said that hard-core football hooligans had hijacked peaceful anti-government protests but Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany blamed opposition parties for a second night of clashes between rioters and police, saying they had failed to deliver on a pledge to calm protests.
President Emile Lahoud has urged the Lebanese to remain united in the face of an Israeli offensive against Hezbollah and logistical targets in Lebanon that was in its tenth day Saturday.
The Lebanese have endured more than a week of Israeli airstrikes. Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said Wednesday that the conflict so far has caused "immeasurable loss": more than 300 people have been killed in Lebanon, 1,000 have been wounded and 500,000 displaced. Beirut has been hit particularly hard.
Israeli ground troops have entered southern Lebanon on a mission to destroy outposts of the militant group Hezbollah, an Israel Defense Forces spokesman told CNN early Wednesday.
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Angry demonstrators have killed a Sudanese interpreter working with African Union forces in Darfur in riots that broke out during a senior U.N. official's visit to a camp for displaced Sudanese, forcing him to flee.
U.S. and Iraqi troops scoured areas around Samarra north of the Iraqi capital Friday searching for insurgents as part of Operation Swarmer.
U.S. and Iraqi forces ferreted out insurgents and weapons caches in a rural area north of Baghdad on Friday, U.S. military officials said, as Operation Swarmer entered its second day.
Both Time magazine's Michael Ware and CNN's Nic Robertson have spent many days in war zones and know the danger of reporting from Iraq.
On Thursday, an Arabic-language satellite TV network broadcast an audiotape it said was from Osama bin Laden.
On Friday, an Arabic-language satellite TV network broadcast an audiotape it said was from Osama bin Laden.
An angry group of Iraqis chased former interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi and his bodyguards from a Shiite shrine Sunday in the city of Najaf. Police fired shots into the air to disperse the crowd.
Two weeks after the London terror attacks that killed more than 50 people, apparent explosions occurred Thursday at three subway stations and on a bus in the British capital.
The United Iraq Alliance won a plurality of votes in the January 30 elections but fell short of an outright majority, the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq said Sunday.
In CNN Presents "Hope and Fear: Journeys in the New Iraq," CNN's Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson follows six very different individuals, and hears their hopes and fears for the future the country. He begins with an American soldier.
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