February 17, 2014
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday that nuclear negotiations between Tehran and world powers will "lead nowhere."
Hamas spokesman Ayman Taha - who may or may not be missing - is reportedly under investigation by the group's authorities over unknown "irregularities".
Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Sunday that his party would fight on in Syria despite the wave of car bombings targeting predominantly Shiite areas in Lebanon controlled by the group.
Syria's Foreign Minister told reporters this week that the United States is to blame for the failure of the second round of peace talks that recently finished in Geneva last week.
In a speech made on Sunday night, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said that Saudi Arabia is arming and funding terrorist groups across the Middle East.
Syrian regime forces continued to shell the town of Yabroud and the rest of the Qalamoun area over the weekend as part of an all-out assault on the rebel stronghold.
Senior British security officials say that two hundred and fifty UK-based jihadists have returned home after fighting in Syria, and that they pose a threat to the country's security and stability.
Syria’s opposition Supreme Military Council announced on Sunday that Salim Idriss, the chief of the main armed opposition group Free Syrian Army, has been removed from his post, with Brigadier Abdullah al-Bashir appointed in his place, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.
February 16, 2014
At least 17 people have been killed in the latest spate of terrorist attacks across Iraq, security and medical sources say.
U.S. Secretary of State urged the regime’s supporters to press for the creation of a transitional government
Libya's parliament has reached consensus on holding early elections following popular pressure after it had extended its mandate that ended on Feb. 7, deputies said Sunday.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite figure Muqtada al-Sadr issued a statement on Saturday saying that he has quit politics and no longer has any political coalition representing him or his family.
Ten gunmen from Syria opened fire on troops patrolling an isolated border area in the north, the Associated Press reported a Jordanian army spokesman as saying.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's lawyer withdrew from his defence team on Sunday, prompting the trial to be postponed to later this month. The lawyer walked out of the proceedings in protest of the soundproof glass box Morsi is made to sit in at court.
A tourist bus exploded in Egypt's city of Taba Sunday, leaving at least three dead.