July 9, 2013
The new head of the Syrian opposition has backed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's call for a Ramadan truce
Egypt's Tamarrod campaign which launched the campaign that resulted in Mohamed Morsi being ousted from office have branded the country's interim charter as 'dictatorial.'
A diplomat and Taliban official say Tuesday the Afghan Taliban are closing their Qatar office at least temporarily to protest demands they remove a sign that identified the movement as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
Haaretz reported that the Israeli government asked the United States to keep military aid to Egypt flowing.
Two days of violence in Iraq killed 31 people, police and doctors said Monday, the latest in a wave of unrest in which more than 190 people have died in just eight days.
Several people were killed and at least 50 injured as a car bomb rocked Beirut's southern suburns on Tuesday
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon called on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebel fighters in Syria to put down their arms during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan
Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens on Monday, the 57th person to be killed by the state in 2013
Syria's ruling Baath party has replaced its top leadership on Monday
Egypt's Nour Party withdraws from transitional 'roadmap,' tables fresh initiative aimed at ending bloodshed
Parliamentary elections and ratification of amended 2012 constitution will take place before presidential elections; President and Cabinet hold legislative authorities during transitional period
July 8, 2013
Moderate-Islamist Wasat Party says military's departure from domestic politics is 'only solution' to Egypt's current precarious state of affairs
Surge in violence worsens as 21 people are killed across Iraq on Monday
Washington on Monday condemned 'explicit' calls to violence by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and urged the military to show 'maximum restraint' as violent unrest swept the country
Syrian opposition Prime Minister Ghassan Hitto announced his resignation on Monday, nearly four months after taking office