May 15, 2014
Preparations for the 2022 World Cup have highlighted restrictive employment conditions which mean for example a worker cannot change jobs without his employer’s permission.
Many Yemenis are outraged over major fuel and electricity shortages and feel the transitional government is doing nothing to help.
Airstrikes in northern Syria have killed over 40 people, mostly civilians.
One person was killed on Wednesday evening during clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of former president Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian security officials reported Thursday.
The U.S. plans to sell $1 billion worth of arms to Iraq in an effort to help bring stability to the country.
Egyptian expats will head to the polls starting Thursday to cast their votes for their country's upcoming presidential election.
Sources close to the central command at Hezbollah say the party has begun to take budget-cutting measures due to the shortage of Iranian aid caused by the Islamic Republic’s tough economic situation.
Al Azhar University has decided to freeze exams, evacuate dorms, and give all employees a holiday during the week of Egypt's presidential elections.
Separate terrorist attacks targeting security forces have left 13 people dead in Iraq.
The U.S. Department of State announced on Wednesday that it has amended the foreign terrorist designation for Al Qaeda in Iraq.
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced 79 supporters of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to prison terms of between five and 10 years over their involvement in the country's unrest, juidical sources reported.
May 14, 2014
Hamas and Fatah officials held a three-hour meeting in Gaza on Wednesday in what officials described as a "positive" atmosphere.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urged Gulf Arab states to unite against common security threats, despite a splintering of unity over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Human rights group Amnesty International has said that torture was "endemic" in Egypt within a 2014 report on worldwide torture.
Israeli police arrested a 14-year-old Palestinian boy during an overnight raid in Jerusalem, bringing to light, the Jewish state's barbaric detention of minors.