October 8, 2013
Jordan's King Abdullah met with the Egyptian interim president Tuesday calling for Egyptian "unity." While the two heads of state met in Amman, the Egyptian government in Cairo revoked the Muslim Brotherhood's NGO registration and seized the Islamist group's frozen assets.
Yemen's president Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi announced Tuesday that Yemen's national dialogue is a "a few days away" from establishing a new and just federal structure for the country's government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Syrian government was being cooperative in the mission to destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Tuesday renewed the KSA's support of the interim Egyptian government in its fight against "terrorism and sedition".
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov say they have a "common understanding" of how to best eliminate Syria's chemical weapon arsenal.
Scores of Israeli troops and intelligence agents entered the Al Aqsa mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam, on Tuesday to tour the area.
In revenge for the arrest of high ranking Al Qaeda operative Abu Anas Al Libi on Saturday, militants in Libya have urged their followers to kidnap US citizens and attack gas pipelines in Tripoli.
A new suspect linked to the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has been identified, according to a Lebanese daily.
Fears of an all-out sectarian war grip Iraq the morning after nine car bombs rippled through Baghdad. 72 people were killed and 109 injured in the coordinated blasts.
Egypt's Prosecutor General ordered on Monday comprehensive investigations into the violence that erupted in Cairo and outside the capital on Sunday. 53 people were killed in Cairo as seven security officials were killed elsewhere in Egypt.
UN team of 100 experts has a dangerous mission ahead in destroying Syria's chemical weapons stores.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday, calling him a terrorist and warning about the repercussions of the crisis on Turkey.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium.”
October 7, 2013
Former Irbid deputy Abdul Nasser Bani Hani was killed on Sunday night during a tribal clash.
A woman was caught by a security guard as she was placing a bomb next to a primary school south of Baghdad.