October 22, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis are intensifying and that the negotiators have met a total of 13 times since the talks restarted in August.
Israel's President defends his country's stance on their nuclear weapons program.
A number of suspects believed to be involved in the fatal attack on a church in Cairo that killed four people on Sunday night have been arrested, according to Egyptian security sources.
Syria considers attending Geneva talks while Assad personally considers re-election.
According to a recent report, Israel is expected to release a some 30 veteran Palestinian prisoners next week as a gesture of good will.
In a television interview with Syria's Al Mayadeen TV, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has expressed optimism that he would continue to stay in power in Syria.
October 21, 2013
A terrorist group inspired by Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the car bombing outside a military building in the Sinai Peninsula that claimed the lives of six soldiers in Ismailiya.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and U.S Secretary of State John Kerry discussed on Monday issues that led Riyadh to snub a much coveted U.N. Security Council seat.
Lakhdar Brahimi, UN envoy for Syria arrived in Baghdad on Monday to hold talks with Iraqi leaders aimed at garnering support for Syria peace talks in Geneva next month.
Syrian government warplanes striked rebel-held areas southeast of Damascus Monday and regime troops continued onslaught of Moadamiyet al-Sham.
Police and pro-independence protesters in Western Sahara clashed during the UN envoy's trip to the disputed territory, forcing many civilians to seek treatment at nearby hospitals.
Amnesty International criticizes Saudi for moving in reverse in terms of human rights violations within the region.
A coordinated attack by two suicide bombers and several gunmen killed five policemen in the former Al Qaeda stronghold of Fallujah Iraq on Monday morning.
Amid media reports pointing to signs that the Syrian army is preparing to launch an attack to regain rebel-held areas in the strategic border area of Qalamoun, officials in the adjacent Lebanese village of Arsal say they will only take up arms if provoked by Hezbollah.
Syria has not shown proof of keeping hostage exchange agreement regarding almost 200 female detainees.