February 9, 2014
Tunisian security forces arrested the suspect who is believed responsible for the killing for former opposition politician Mohammed Brahmi last July.
Air raids in Sinai have left at least 16 dead this weekend.
Egypt's prominent leftist politician Hamdeen Sabbahi announced this weekend that he will run for president in this year's elections.
Iran has deployed two ships to the Atlantic Ocean.
At least 15 are dead and over 100 are wounded after a hotel fire broke out in Medinah.
Despite being fired upon, the Red Crescent organization was able to deliver food and medical supplies to the besieged city of Homs.
February 8, 2014
Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket into southern Israel on Saturday evening, the Israeli military said, according to Agence France-Presse.
A commander and military mastermind for the hardline Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) rebel group was killed on Saturday after clashes with the al-Qaeda affliated al-Nusra Front in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, Al Arabiya News Channel reported activists as saying.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended the moderate President Hassan Rowhani Saturday, demanding tolerance from opponents who have criticized him over talks with world powers on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program, Agence France-Presse reported.
Aid that was expected to enter the central Syrian city of Homs was halted after fighting broke out on Saturday, as Syrian military aircraft bombarded the northern city of Aleppo with barrel bombs, killing 15.
A newly-formed militant group has claimed it was responsible for a bomb attack targeting a police checkpoint in Cairo’s twin city of Giza that injured six.
A Cairo court is to hold a “secret session” in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons Alaa and Gamal, and his former top aides on Saturday.
Turkey’s F-16 fighter jets forced down an airliner in Istanbul on Friday after a passenger tried to hijack it, brandishing a detonator and ordering it to Sochi where the Winter Olympic opening ceremony was underway, Turkish officials said.
A U.S. delegation walked out of the ceremony to celebrate Tunisia's new constitution on Friday in protest statements made by the representative of Iran accusing the United States of undermining the Arab Spring uprisings.
February 7, 2014
The Syrian government began evacuating civilians from the besieged city of Homs on Friday, executing the first stage of a deal struck with the United Nations in a three-day ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to enter the city.