November 21, 2013
A car bomb that exploded near a cafe in a packed market killed at least 30 people in a town northeast of Baghdad, Iraqi officials reported Thursday,
Two student supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi were shot dead during clashes with security forces at Al-Azhar University.
Two suicide bombers detonated near the town of Nabk on the Lebanese border to halt regime gains in the strategic area. The Syrian government also announced Wednesday that it will tighten its border policies for Arab nationals in efforts to curb Islamists from entering Syria to support opposition groups from toppling the regime.
US military leadership met with Tunisia's Prime Minister to discuss security cooperation late Wednesday in an effort to curb arms trafficking and other developments from hardline Islamist groups from jeopardizing the security of the north African country to a new extent.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour announced a three-day period of mourning following this week's fatal events in Giza and Sinai. US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters the Muslim Brotherhood is stealing Egypt's revolution late Wednesday.
Six mortar shells landed near an isolated Saudi Arabian border post close to Iraq and Kuwait. It caused no damage, officials said Thursday.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters that "the link between Israel and its main strategic partner the United States has weakened."
US and Afghan officials have reportedly resolved any final disputes they had over the US' long term presence in Afghanistan.
According to a recent report by ABC News, scores of active Al Qaeda terrorists may be living in the U.S. under refugee status.
November 20, 2013
A senior US official said Wednesday that arriving at a nuclear deal with Iran in the renewed round of talks in Geneva would be "very hard", shortly after talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 ended after 10 minutes.
The Algerian authorities reported Wednesday that 12 people died and 240 were injured following Algeria's 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's team to the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil
The armed forces spokesman has said that a suicide attack on soldiers in North Sinai on Wednesday morning killed 11 and injured 37.
The Palestinian negotiators will stay in their positions on a temporary basis until a new talks team can be formed, a senior PLO official said Wednesday.
Nabih Berri, the speaker of the Lebanese parliament, said Wednesday that the suicide bombers who attacked the Iranian embassy in Beirut were from the same group that tried to assassinate him.
A recent poll taken in Egypt has shown that more than half of the population are satisfied with how the interim government has been performing since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in July.