May 14, 2014
An Egyptian worker was shot dead by gunmen in Benghazi on Tuesday, according to Al-Wasat news. A post-mortem of the victim's body is now being carried out.
Calm prevailed over the Palestinian camp of Ain al-Hilweh days after clashes between rival factions, which left eight people wounded.
Turkey has declared a three day mourning period after the coal mining accident that has left over 200 people dead.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister told reporters Wednesday that Tehran "has not received a written invitation for its foreign minister to visit Saudi Arabia," but is planning to in the near future.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi says the U.S. must make tough decisions when it comes to the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1.
Saudi Arabia will most likely lift the travel ban on Lebanon at the end of May.
President Obama met with Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba Tuesday in what has been described by the media as "productive talks."
The death toll in Turkey's coal mine accident has risen to at least 201.
Hamas and Fatah leadership commenced the latest round of talks to form a transitional government in Gaza Wednesday.
Lebanon's Prime Minister warned that an empty presidential seat may increase insecurity in the country.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has reopened investigations into war crimes committed by British soldiers in Iraq during the 2003 U.S. invasion after new allegations were submitted earlier this year.
May 13, 2014
Fatah official Azzam Al Ahmad and his convoy arrived in Gaza Tuesday for the next round of talks with Hamas counterparts regarding a unified Palestinian governing body.
A fire in a coal mine in western Turkey has trapped hundreds of miners and has already killed four.
The UN Arab League special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will resign from his post May 31 said Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon Tuesday.
Riyadh announced Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is "ready to negotiate" with its rival Iran.