December 5, 2013
Prominent Egyptian youth activists Ahmed Maher and Mohmaed Adel were sentenced to face criminal court late Wednesday. Two other activists, Ahmed Douma and Alaa Abdel-Fattah, were also charged and detained earlier this week.
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Wednesday condemned the assassination of Hezbollah official Hassan Laqqis, which he says was a "new chapter in Israel's attempts to create sectarian strife and target civil peace" in Lebanon.
December 4, 2013
Syrian government will attend Geneva II with full intention of Assad keeping command through any transitions.
According to a report from the Israeli media, the government is planning to transfer 20,000 dunams (just over 20 km²) of occupied land in Area C in the West Bank to the PA for use in commercial projects.
Coalition of Islamists led by Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood says rewriting of charter is 'absurd', whilst claiming that the upcoming referendum will be rigged. The group did not say it would boycott the vote, however.
After they entered the Al Aqsa mosque compound under armed guard, Israelis clashed with Palestinian Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
The militant Shiite group Hezbollah on Tuesday said that one of its leaders had been "assassinated" near Beirut. The group accused Israel of being behind the death.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah ordered authorities this week to consider the Human Rights Commission's recommendations on 72 proposals, including women driving rights.
Since the government launched a nation-wide crackdown on illegal workers exactly one month ago, Saudi Arabia has deported more than 126,000 people from the Kingdom.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed late Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is responsible for the Iranian embassy bombing in Beirut last month.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Tuesday that following the international deal with Iran over its nuclear program, he recently met with an envoy from Qatar in a bid to boost the two sides' relations.
While Arafat's wife is still in disbelief, French experts claim to have found "natural causes" as the reason behind Yasser Arafat's death.
Prominent Syrian opposition activist Suhair Atassi has resigned from the post of VP for the Syrian National Coalition.
A newly appointed envoy from the UK made a historic visit to Tehran on Tuesday breaking the two year lapse in connection.
Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi made pleas for Syrian rebels to release of a group of nuns and orphans they captured in the ancient town of Maaloula.