August 21, 2013
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, an umbrella group led by the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for an escalation of violence in Egypt and widespread civil disobedience.
Syrian activists claim that troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against opposition forces during brutal crackdown on the rebel-held areas outside of Damascus.
U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights could be affected by a spillover from the Syrian conflict, a senior U.N. official said Tuesday.
A spokesman for the United States denied Tuesday media reports that military aid to Egypt had been temporarily halted.
August 20, 2013
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced Mahmoud Ezzat to be its temporary spiritual leader, following the arrest of Mohamed Badie.
The Gulf Cooperation Council has severely criticized Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah for his remarks on Syria last week, and called for Hezbollah to withdraw its fighters from the war-torn country.
Nobel prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei is to be tried in court over his decision to resign from his post as Egypt's Vice-President.
Jordan's Abdullah II warned Tuesday of the Muslim world's potential "destruction", in light of the region's escalating violence.
An Egyptian court will review a petition for the release of deposed President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday, sources said.
Iran on Tuesday called for the US to release CIA files on its role in the 1953 coup against Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq.
The government of Iraqi Kurdistan has imposed a daily quota of 3,000 Syrians, in order to cope with the huge influx of refugees entering the country.
A U.S. Senator said this week that military aid Egypt has been temporarily cut off, following violence and unrest in the country.
Turkish Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday claimed he has evidence that proves that Israel is behind the recent ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
A 22 year old Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes in Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.
The Egyptian general prosecution has ordered the arrest of 260 supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi for inciting violence against Egyptian security forces.