May 14, 2014
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ankara in protest, blaming government negligence for the country's worst industrial disaster in history.
An aide to Yemen's defence minister was killed along with four soldiers in an attack by gunmen, army officials say.
The U.S. called on its Gulf ally Saudi Arabia Wednesday to "confront common threats" with Washington in the region, particular in terms of Iran.
Protesters clashed with police in the village of Eker near the Island of Sitra in Bahrain.
Israeli bulldozers demolished three Palestinian structures in East Jerusalem early Wednesday.
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.