May 19, 2014
The head of Syria's air defenses has been killed in an attack by opposition forces fighting against the Syrian government.
The Bahraini government intensified crackdowns on anti-government protests, and even clashed with funeral mourners of an anti-government demonstrator in Sitra this weekend.
Hamas told reporters Sunday that the new Palestinian "consensus government" will be finalized over the next few days.
May 18, 2014
Egyptian presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi said he will attempt to rebuild consensus in Egypt if he becomes president.
Israeli Defense Forces shot and wounded two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
An Egyptian court has sentenced another 126 Muslim Brotherhood members to 10 years in prison for engaging in terrorist activities.
Militants kidnapped one of Iraq's election candidates while the country awaits the results of last month's poll.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a comprehensive nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers is “possible” if the parties to the talks with the Islamic Republic do away with “illusions.”
Hamas and Fatah have reached an agreement on cabinet ministers for their new unity government.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni recently met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in London. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said she was only representing herself and not Israel.
Three people were injured at a rally for Abdel Fattah al Sisi in Cairo when a man on a motorcycle threw a homemade bomb in the direction of the rally.
The United States has provided the Lebanese army with hundreds of new rifles as a part of a military deal between Washington and Beirut.
Rockets from the neighboring war in Syria hit Lebanese towns Hermel and Arsal Saturday evening. No casualties were reported.
Clashes between armed groups in eastern Libya have left at least 79 people dead and 141 others wounded Saturday.
A group of 250 Egyptian truck drivers who were detained in Libya have been released.