April 17, 2014
Many Algerian youth will not be participating in the presidential polls scheduled to take place nationwide today. Rather, they are boycotting what they see as an unfair election process that is being used to maintain Algeria's status quo.
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
Egyptian riot police have clashed with students once again at Cairo's al Azhar University.
Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi told reporters this week that the Gulf rift between Qatar and its neighboring states has now ended.
Iran and six world powers will meet in New York City in May to resume talks about Iran's disputed nuclear program.
National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba said Wednesday a new round of Geneva peace talks would be possible if the government is “sincere” and urged China to play a bigger role in “stopping the crimes of the Assad regime.”
Presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received over half a million recommendations, well over the 25,000 requirement, according to his campaign's legal advisor.
April 16, 2014
A U.S. Embassy security guard has escaped her kidnappers in Libya.
A new report issued Wednesday by a coalition of feminists and human rights groups blames the Egyptian government for not doing enough to stop sexual violence in Egypt.
Following the death of a Filipino woman who contracted Mers-Coronavirusm, three new cases have appeared in Abu Dhabi.
An Egyptian court sentenced 120 Morsi supporters to three years in prison on Monday.
Complicating things: Opposition group says over 200 houses have been raided and 187 arrests were made by Bahraini forces in March.
The Syrian army launched two airstrikes against the town Arsal Wednesday.
Two suicide bombers in Iraq's Ramadi left at least five people dead on Tuesday, and other violence was also reported in the country's Saba Al Bur area.
After Israel accuses PA of encouraging Monday's shooting, PA endowments minister tells Israeli reporters that he is "pained" by murder of police officer; PA says meeting delayed to allow for Indyk's arrival.