May 12, 2014
Mahmoud Abbas will meet with John Kerry in London on Wednesday.
Syrian rebels say they will free 1,500 families in Adra in exchange for food and the release of jailed opponents of Assad.
The Syrian opposition group ISIL has threatened to take its war with rival opposition group al Nusra Front to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
The U.N. voiced its concern over Lebanon's elections in a recent meeting with Speaker Nabih Berri.
Members of the Syrian opposition have reclaimed two villages in Hama.
Two members of the Palestinian joint forces were injured inside the Ain al Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon.
A member of the Free Syrian Army was arrested in Egypt because he was allegedly planning a terrorist attack in Cairo.
A new statement from ISIL says the group will not leave Syria and asks Zawahiri to remove the leader of al Nusra Front.
Several high-profile ambassadors in Lebanon are scheduled to meet in Beirut next week to discuss what will happen if Lebanon fails to elect a president within the constitutional deadline.
Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah was notified officially Sunday that the UN accepted Palestine as a signatory to the UN Convention Against Corruption of 2003.
A drone strike in the eastern part of Yemen left six alleged Al Qaeda affiliates dead.
Egypt's presidential hopeful and former army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said in an interview with Sky News Arabia on Sunday that the army wouldn't have to intervene if Egyptians came out against him, were he to become the country's next president.
Bahrain’s main opposition bloc Al-Wefaq says some 170 protesters, including 29 children, were arrested by regime forces in April.
Israel and Turkey may finalize the 2010 Gaza Flotilla compensation deal this week and normalize relations between Tel Aviv and Ankara upon Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's return to Israel.
Parts of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights remained closed for a second day Monday after Tel Aviv's defense forces announced Sunday that it would transform the territory into a "military zone" due to the spillover from Syria's war.