August 13, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), will next month begin investigating Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip after a panel was appointed Monday.
Up to 1,951 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza as a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas continued for the third day, while mediation talks resume in Egypt.
Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi says current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will continue to play a role in Iraq's newly formed government.
August 12, 2014
The police chief in Libya's Tripoli was gunned down Tuesday.
A helicopter delivering aid crashed Tuesday in Iraq's Sinjar mountains.
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi received the approval and support of both the U.S. and Iran after his nomination.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki urged security forces to stay out of politics Tuesday as the U.S. continues air strikes against militants in northern Iraq.
Human Rights Watch has released a new report that accuses the current Egyptian government of serious human rights abuses.
A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.
The British government completed a second air drop of aid to Iraqis Tuesday.
Egyptian authorities have barred the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another senior staff member from entering the country.
IDF warships opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the Rafah coast Tuesday, violating the 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah late Sunday where they reportedly tackled the restive situation in various countries in the Arab world.
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.
A nine-hour session of indirect negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli delegations in Cairo on Monday ended with a partial draft agreement on easing the blockade on Gaza, sources close to the talks told Ma'an.