December 23, 2013
After months of disagreement, Islamist rulers and opposition partied reached an agreement to finalize handover of government to a caretaker entity.
In what has been an avoided issue since Rouhani took office, The Iranian President has now stated explicitly to a German newspaper that his focus is to improve relations with the US.
Militants attacked an Iraqi television station north of Baghdad Monday.
Hezbollah ambushed Syrian Nusra fighters this weekend in east Lebanon, killing at least 32 according to reports Monday.
Famous Palestinian hunger striker Same Al Issawi is set to be free from Israeli jails today.
A militant Islamist group in Egypt's Sinai issued a warning to the country's military and policy Monday telling troops to "desert their ranks or face death at the hands of its fighters.
All Kuwaiti ministers submitted letters of resignation from their post to the Prime Minister Monday.
Four officers and two soldiers were killed west of Baghdad Monday after mortar rounds hit an Iraqi army base.
Mortar fire from Syria struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Monday.
Russia has sent an additional 25 armored trucks and 50 other vehicles to Syria Monday to help Damascus transport its chemical weapons out of the country for destruction.
Yemen's international airports will remain shutdown until civil aviation authority workers end their strike in protest with a dispute with the country's Finance Ministry.
Israeli military officials said Monday that a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip on a southern Israeli village.
A Saudi Arabian Shiite citizen of the overwhelmingly Sunni kingdom was sentenced for 30 years for acts of violence and protest over Riyadh's decision to aid Bahrain in suppressing its opposition risings in 2011.
Israel refused visas for five Arab ministers planning to come to Palestine for the Christmas holidays.
Fighters in Syria that hold British citizenship were stripped of their UK nationality this week due to their engagement in the 33-month old civil war.