February 27, 2014
Four people were killed in Doha on Thursday after a gas cylinder exploded in Qatar, state television reported.
Israeli military forces routinely use "unnecessary, arbitrary and brutal force" against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, with some killings amounting to war crimes, Amnesty International said Thursday.
Security forces disbanded a peaceful protest near Manama on Wednesday. Protesters were condemning the death of Jaffer al-Durazi.
Nidal Sweiden was arrested by the Lebanese army for his involvement in recent bombings.
The Syrian regime has agreed to a new April deadline for its chemical weapons removal after failing to meet previous December and February deadlines.
The United States on Wednesday accused the Syrian government of undermining the Geneva peace talks by rounding up and arresting the relatives of opposition delegates, adding that Russia is amping up its assistance to President Bashar Assad.
A Yemeni security officer was killed by multiple gun wounds while at a restaurant in the southeast of the country.
The Israeli military was on heightened alert along the border with Lebanon Thursday after the Shiite Hezbollah movement vowed revenge for an Israeli airstrike.
February 26, 2014
A Security Council resolution that sets up a committee to sanction individuals interfering with Yemen's progress is "forward-leaning," the U.S. envoy said.
An Egyptian military court trying two journalists should end their trial and free them immediately, human rights group Amnesty International said.
Israeli settlers have announced plans to operate armed patrols across the West Bank, a Palestinian official said Wednesday.
The United Nations agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) on Wednesday released shocking images of Palestinians queuing for food parcels in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp.
Some 3,300 people have been killed as a result of infighting between the rebel groups seeking to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad since the start of 2014, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel categorically stated in Jerusalem on Tuesday that Germany will not participate in any boycott against Israel.
Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad killed dozens of Al Qaeda-linked rebels in an army ambush near Damascus, state media reported Wednesday.