January 21, 2014
The Syrian National Council (SNC), the biggest bloc in Syria's opposition-in-exile, have announced that they will quit the umbrella Syrian National Coalition in protest over the upcoming Geneva II peace talks with the Bashar Assad regime.
Border patrols "remain calm" after spying device was found and dismantled at the Lebanese border.
The Israeli Army is still investigating the source of two separate blasts that were heard on Monday in Eilat.
Some of those Al Qaeda detainees who were captured by rebels said ISIS had ties with the Syrian regime.
The UN has decided to cancel Iran's invitation to the Geneva II conference after Iran's inconsistency regarding Syria's transitional government.
January 20, 2014
Two car bombs hit a rebel-held border post in the northwest Syrian province of Idlib.
Negligence may be the cause in the gas explosion that killed a family of three.
Egypt is still unclear about its future following last week's ratification of a newly-amended constitution.
Growing sectarian unrest in Algeria's southern town of Ghardia is turning violent, leaving one person dead and several injured Monday.
Saudi Arabia said on Monday that Iran should not be allowed to attend the upcoming Geneva II talks on the Syrian crisis as Tehran does not support a transitional Syrian government.
Seven bomb explosions went off in Baghdad on Monday, killing 26 people and injuring 67, police and medics reported.
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri told reporters Monday that he will be returning to Lebanon before parliamentary elections scheduled for later this year to "work with his rivals for the good of the country."
U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview with New Yorker magazine that he thought that there was a "less than fifty-fifty" chance long-lasting peace will be secured in the Mideast.
Israel's President Shimon Peres warned Monday that the Middle East may erupt into violent chaos if peace talks collapse between Israelis and Palestinian.
Violent clashes between rebels and gunmen from north Yemen's Hashid tribes resulted in the deaths of 22 people over 48 hours, tribal sources reported Monday.