June 9, 2014
Seven men were arrested after sexually assaulting a woman in Tahrir Square during celebrations for President Sisi's inauguration.
Iran and the U.S. are beginning new nuclear talks in Geneva Monday.
Palestinians in the West Bank have closed their shops for one day in solidarity with the Palestinian hunger strikers.
His Royal Highness Prince Zeid, Jordan's former permanent representative to the UN has been nominated to replace South Africa's Navi Pillay as the UN high commissioner for human rights.
Lebanese parliament's latest attempt to elect a president has failed again.
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will remain the Prime Minister and will help newly elected President Sisi form a new government.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has announced a "general amnesty" for all crimes committed during the civil war.
Despite Pope Francis' call for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to respond to their people's yearning for peace, no concrete signals of compromise resulted from the Pope's symbolic meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi promised his people better lives within four years, based on honest engagement, not "shining hopes".
U.N. envoy to the peace process Robert Serry met with four Palestinian unity ministers in Gaza Sunday.
All flights have been suspended to Pakistan's Jinnah International Airport following attacks late Sunday that have resumed today.
Former Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has predicted that Syria, a country increasingly being run by warlords, faces becoming a failed state similar to Somalia.
New Zealand media have reported that its first citizen has been killed in Syria. Its Foreign Ministry is yet to provide further details.
June 8, 2014
Palestine's foreign ministry has summoned Australia's representative over Australia's recent refusal to refer to Jerusalem as "occupied."
Students at al-Azhar University in Cairo protested against the inauguration of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Sunday.