August 5, 2013
Rebel gunmen launched an offensive against supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus and across the north of Syria this weekend, killing a young family in the process.
Debate raged among Lebanon’s political factions over the weekend after speeches by the leaders of Hezbollah and the Future Movement
Leaflets claimed the ministry was "aware" protesters in both sit-ins have been "brainwashed" by the Muslim Brotherhood.
In a speech broadcast by Syrian state television on Sunday evening, Syrian President Bashar Assad said the only way to regain control of his country was to strike terror with an 'iron fist'.
Deputy Brotherhood leader Khairat el-Shater was visited just after midnight. Shater is seen as the Brotherhood's main political strategist.
Caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel has revealed that “coincidence” protected Lebanon after authorities busted a “terrorist cell” when a home made bomb accidentally went off.
Morocco’s King Mohamed VI withdrew a pardon granted to a Spanish man accused of sexually molesting at least 11 children following angry protests in the kingdom, a palace statement said on Sunday.
The Israeli government on Sunday approved over 90 settlements for additional funding, causing concern over the government's commitment to the newly renewed Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.
August 4, 2013
Six more people were taken hostage in the Lebanese Bekaa Valley on Sunday, significantly increasing national tension around the country.
Newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday told the Syrian government that nothing will change the strong alliance between Iran and Syrian President Bashar Assad.
During a meeting with Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian army Abd El-Fattah El-Sisi, leading Egyptian Islamists have demanded an end to bloodshed and serious national reconciliation.
Newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has apparently made remarks to Iranian state TV that the US is seeking confrontation over Iran's nuclear programme.
The Sinai peninsula was calm over the weekend after the majority of 'terrorists' in the area have been arrested, according to Egyptian security sources.
A car bomb exploded in a recreational area west of Manama on Saturday, causing no injuries according to the Bahraini interior ministry.
Moroccans remained defiant on Sunday, planning fresh protests over the pardon of a Spanish pedophile convicted of raping 11 children aged between four and 15.