May 23, 2014
Scores of people were killed after clashes between rival militant groups al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), close to the border with Iraq.
Two people have been killed while over 10 others were wounded in clashes between police and anti-government demonstrators.
The UN Relief and Works Agency was forced to close its offices Friday in the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Bared due to violent clashes.
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on pro-independence leaders from Yemen's south to join dialogue on the country's political future.
The leader of militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis was reportedly killed in North Sinai according to security sources.
More than 20 people were reportedly killed and dozens others injured in a mortar attack by militants in southern Syria.
Libya's Muslim Brotherhood has criticized statements made by rogue ex-army chief Khalifa Haftar against the group and said it works "within the framework of the law."
The UN has blacklisted terrorist group Boko Haram for carrying out numerous attacks in Nigeria and kidnapping 300 school girls that are still missing.
Tunisian authorities arrested eight Libyans for allegedly planning attacks in the country, according to the interior ministry.
May 22, 2014
A protester in Istanbul was allegedly shot in the head after being caught in between clashes with police on Thursday.
Israel's right-wing Economy Minister Naftali Bennett has proposed annexing 65% of the West Bank in a so-called "Stability Plan" for the region.
Thirty Palestinian refugees fleeing violence in Syria have been given 30-day visas by Tunisian authorities until a more viable solution can be found.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Aden, calling for independence in southern Yemen.
Lebanon's presidential elections are widely expected to fail for the fifth time, three days before outgoing President Michel Sleiman's term is over.
Fatah and Hamas have agreed on Rami Hamdallah as the Prime Minister for the new unity government.