June 1, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Russia to stop arming the Syrian regime with weapons, warning that it may significantly extend the civil war.
The Lebanese Parliament extended its term by 17 months on Friday, for the first time in decades, as the Syrian crisis has an increasingly greater impact on the country.
May 31, 2013
Manssor Arbabsia, an Iranian-American man, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison over a plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US
The 'Rebellion' campagain calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has now got seven million signatures, as the group pushes for premature presidential elections.
May 30, 2013
Seven Bahraini policemen were injured in a bomb that went off just outside capital Manama on Thursday. 10 suspected terrorists behind the attacks have been arrested, according to the Interior Ministry.
A previous supporter of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has come forward to say that there is "little difference" between the Muslim Brotherhood leader and former President Hosni Mubarak's rule of Egypt.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is set to meet on Sunday so that member states may discuss the possibilities of putting Lebanese Shi'ite movement Hezbollah on the list of terror organisations, in light of its involvement in the Syrian civil war.
Najib Mikati, Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister, announced on Wednesday that he wants to return to the National Dialogue in Lebanon, in the face of increasing violence in the country as the Syrian civil war encroaches on Lebanon.
A wave of bomb attacks across Iraq killed 12 people on Thursday as sectarian violence escalates
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says that the government has already received the first shipment of advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles from Russia
The US State Department called for an immediate withdrawal of all Hezbollah fighters from Syria, as reports emerged that rebels had lost the strategic Dabaa air base to forces loyal to Assad
Four Taliban militants, including the number two in command Waliur Rehman, have been killed by a reported US drone in North Waziristan, near the Afghani border.
The Israeli military police has decided to launch an investigation into how Palestinians are treated by their servicemen after CCTV cameras shot footage of a Palestinian teenager being savagely beaten by Israeli soldiers.
May 29, 2013
Anmar al-Hmoud, spokesman for Higher Committee for Syrian Refugees in Jordan says that almost 60,000 have returned to Syria from Jordan
A 65 year old French man who travelled to Dubai has died of the newly named nCoV SARS virus in a hospital in Lille.