March 20, 2014
Dozens of Hamas affiliates are arrested in the West Bank in the aftermath of a funeral procession by Palestinian security forces
At least eight people were killed In Iraq Thursday on the eleventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion into Iraq in 2003.
Israel's Defense Minister spoke with Obama administration officials Wednesday in an effort to explain recent remarks and ease tensions after inflammatory remarks.
Troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed 11 rebels as they fled the village of Al Hosn, home to a famous Crusader castle, for the nearby Lebanese border, military sources reported on Thursday.
The former president of Algeria issued Thursday what has been described as a "big hint" that he thinks that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika should not run for another term in office due to the leader's ailing health.
Two coordinated bombing attacks at a Baghdad café late on Wednesday night killed 13 people, officials reported Thursday, bringing yesterday's death toll up to at least 46.
Syrian forces have closed the Bqaiaa crossing amid heavy fighting.
Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Bin Hilli announced that the Arab summit will not discuss the recent spat between several GCC members and Qatar.
Clashes broke out Thursday between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli forces in the al-Aqsa compound following a visit by a right-wing Israeli MK, locals said.
A Cairo criminal court has adjourned to 27 March the trial in which former president Hosni Mubarak and his sons, Gamal and Alaa, are accused of embezzling LE125 million ($17.9 million) for the renovation of presidential palaces.
The Palestinians threatened Wednesday to resume their campaign for international recognition at the United Nations if Israel calls off a planned release of Palestinian prisoners, deepening a crisis that has threatened to derail U.S.-led Mideast peace efforts.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says Syria has successfully removed nearly half of its chemical weapons stockpile. Syria says it remains committed to removing all weapons by June 30.
The Israeli army continues to prepare for possible military action against Iran, with Tel Aviv allocating billions in their budget in preparation for a strike.
Clashes intensified on Thursday between the Syrian regime troops and gunmen along the Lebanese-Syrian border with shelling and gunfire targeting the Akkar border area.
Clashes in Iraq have killed 37 people and wounded dozens of others as the government struggles with the unrest in the country, officials say.