August 5, 2013
Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani has appointed his first Vice-President.
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been appointed member of Iran's Expediency Council by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Monday
Former Chief of General Staff Ilker Basburg given life imprisonment over military coup.
Interim President Adly Mansour is to form a new Supreme Council of Press, which oversees Egypt's press affairs, after an Islamist-dominant board was dissolved following the deposal of Mohamed Morsi.
A Syrian army helicopter fired rockets in northeast Lebanon on Monday.
Two men who were deserting the Syrian army were arrested in southern Lebanon on Monday, according to security sources.
Nabih Berri, the speaker in the Lebanese parliament, has described Hezbollah as a respectable party that should not be blamed for any acts of sabotage in Lebanon.
Barack Obama’s security network reportedly warned authorities of “pre-9/11” levels of terrorist communication interception before the closure of 22 embassies across the Middle East region
Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour has said that his government will undertake all action necessary to confront violence and terrorism, in the midst of a crackdown on pro-Morsi supporters across Cairo.
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.