February 25, 2014
Israel is increasing its military intelligence in response to growing extremism in neighboring Syria.
Activists reported that air raids on rebel-held towns across Syria killed 26 people Monday, just two days after the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution demanding an end to indiscriminate shelling and aerial attacks in the Syrian conflict.
Israeli warplanes struck a reputed arms shipment near the Lebanon-Syria border that was going to Hezbollah militants, Lebanese and other Arab media reported.
February 24, 2014
Seven bodies were found near Benghazi. The victims were Egyptian and rumored to be Christian.
Angry over Kurdistan's independent oil exports through Turkey, the Iraqi government is allegedly withholding wages from Kurdish employees.
Hazem el-Beblawi comments on the status of the Egyptian government in televised statement.
If peace talks fail, PA diplomats say they could address the UN over the Israeli settlement boycott in an effort to bolster support for Palestine.
Syrian forces strike a town near Damascus, killing at least four, as Assad continues to battle the opposition for control of Syria.
Jordanian border guards foiled an attempt to smuggle ammunition into Jordan early Monday morning.
Egypt's army-backed government has resigned, state-run Al Ahram said on its website on Monday.
Bombs and clashes shook Bahrain's stability on Monday after two homemade explosive devices went off overnight in a village near capital Manama and police battled rioters, police sources reported.
The Egyptian army has destroyed eight more tunnels used for smuggling along the border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip, according to an army spokesman.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Hezbollah’s pullout from Syria could put an end to suicide bomb attacks that have struck Lebanese areas where the group enjoys wide support.
The Turkish government has denied reports that the Taliban has opened an office in capital Ankara in an effort to revive the peace process between Ankara, Pakistan and Turkey.
An Egyptian prosecutor has alleged that former president Mohamed Morsi gave Egyptian state secrets to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards. If convicted of this charge, Morsi could face capital punishment.