March 14, 2014
At a recent Gulf Cooperation Council meeting, Saudi Arabia demanded Qatar to shut down several organizations, including Al-Jazeera
A new spate of kidnappings takes place in Libya, with 70 Egyptians abducted
US Secretary of State John Kerry explained on Thursday that sanctions against Iran are still in place and are being enforced
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem has reportedly been hospitalized in Lebanon for pressing medical checks
Russia says there is no need for a new timeline as chemical weapons will be out of Syria by April 13
Sunni Islamist rebels claimed responsibility for kidnapping 94 people belonging to the minority Alawite sect
March 13, 2014
Rebel fighters fear losing grip on 'the capital of the revolution'
One officer died and three others were injured in a surprise attack on an Egyptian army bus
Turkish PM comes out against protestors after tens of thousands march to mourn the death of a 15 year old boy
A new bill passed by Syria's parliament paves the way for possible contenders to the presidency other than current President Bashar al-Assad.
Sami Anan, the former chief of army staff who recently survived an assassination attempt, announced he will not run for president. Many see this as a move to clear the way for Abdul Fattah al Sisi in the upcoming presidential elections.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran "extends a hand of friendship and brotherhood to all regional countries...particularly to the Gulf" during his meeting in Oman this week.
A senior Islamic Jihad official said Thursday that Egypt had managed to reactivate a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip.
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed sanctions against Iran this week via the National Emergency Act.
A new U.N. report highlights Libya's contribution to conflicts abroad.