June 26, 2013
Four suspects in the 2005 bomb that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will have their trial date set imminently, according to a Lebanese official.
Qatari insiders are expecting the current prime minister to be replaced by the minister of internal affairs, as the tiny Gulf state prepares for their new emir to make a nationwide address.
Hours after Saudi Foreign Minister accused Damascus of genocide, Syria waded into the dialogue and blamed Saudi for the ongoing conflict and its support of "terrorists".
A bus-load of Syrian musicians was attacked in Beirut by a group of masked men wielding knives, leaving 20 wounded
Saudi rights campaigner Abdulkarim al-Khader has been sentenced to eight years in prison for inciting sedition
The UK-based opposition-aligned watchdog the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that at least 100,000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict began in March 2011
Egypt's Salafist Nour Party will neither participate in 28 June pro-government protests by Islamist forces or 30 June anti-government protests by opposition forces, party leader Younis Makhioun announced Tuesday.
Jordan's King Abdullah expressed concern that the Syrian crisis will escalate into a regional conflict, divided along sectarian lines
Bedouin gunmen have kidnapped two Egyptian police officers in Sinai after firing shots at an ambulance carrying one of the officers, who was going to hospital.
US State Department Patrick Ventrell told reporters that Washington is unable to put a timeline on any Syrian peace conference, although he reiterated the US is pushing for the meeting as soon as possible
Tensions remain in the region around Misrata between forces who toppled Muammar Gaddafi and the Tawergha who largely fell behind the former dictator
A report has revealed that Egyptian dissatisfaction with the government has been at an all time high under Morsi, with over 9,400 protests during his first term. According to the report, the numbers have not been this high since the 'pharaonic era'.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said conflict has has become an attempt at genocide against the Sunni-dominated opposition froces
Qatar's new emir will speak to his nation for the first time on Wednesday, when he is expected to announced a reshuffle of the government.
Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Tuesday that security forces saved 46 Egyptian Shia from imminent death on Sunday in Giza's Zawyet Abu Musallam village, where sectarian violence took the lives of four Shia.