May 6, 2013
Libya's parliament passed a law on Sunday banning officials from the Gaddafi era from holding political office.
Alleged attacks "open the door to all possibilities", Syria's information minister says, as Arab League urges UN action.
May 5, 2013
Israel's military deploy a rocket defense system to the north of the country following reported Israeli airstrikes in neighboring Syria, reports say.
Iran reassures its support to the Assad regime, saying it is ready to train Syria's army if there is a need but without any involvement in the operations.
Lebanon will lodge a complaint to the United Nations Security Council over Israel's repeated violations of its airspace days after Israeli warplanes reportedly targeted Hezbollah-bound shipments in Syria on two occasions.
A coalition led by Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki wins the most seats in seven of 12 provinces, in the first elections since US troops withdrew in 2011.
Syrian state TV says Israeli rockets have hit an army research center near Damascus, as huge explosions shake the outskirts of the capital.
May 4, 2013
Residents of the Sunni districts in the city of Banias in Syria on Saturday were fleeing their homes, amid fears of a massacre that occurred in a nearby village.
Israeli airplanes have allegedly launched an airstrike inside Syria, targeting Hezbollah-linked chemical weapon delivery systems
May 3, 2013
Syrian regime forces engaged in fierce fighting with the rebels in the coastal town of Baida on Thursday, amid reports of a death toll in excess of 100 and executions.
The stabbing of an Israeli man on Tuesday by a Palestinian in the West Bank, near the city of Nablus, has sparked Israel settlers in the local area to plan building a "revenge colony" as payback.
May 2, 2013
April was the deadliest month in Iraq since 2008, the United Nations said on Thursday/
At least five people have died in Saudi Arabia from a virus similar to the one that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the country’s health ministry says.
Egypt's cabinet reshuffle will see six ministers replaced, Al-Ahram Arabic news website has reported, citing a government source.
At least 15 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts across Iraq on Wednesday, police and medics said,