February 13, 2014
Senior Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz told public radio this week that Turkey's Prime Minister is to blame for the delays on finalizing a compensation deal for the killing of nine Turkish nationals during the 2010 Gaza Flotilla raid.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has rejected U.S. claims that Iran’s defense capabilities would be part of the nuclear negotiations, saying the nation’s missile program is not a threat to the region.
Bahrain's pro-democracy demonstrators clashed with security police in Bahrain on the third anniversary of the country's Arab Spring uprisings that was largely crushed by Bahraini authorities with the assistance of Saudi-led troops
Militants in Iraq seized parts of the northern city of Sulaiman Bek Thursday.
Russia's president Vladimir Putin provided public support for Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah El Sisi's rumoured presidential bid during talks with Sisi in Moscow Thursday,
Five people were killed after bombs hidden in clothing stalls in a busy Baghdad market went off on Thursday morning. At least 15 people were injured in the bombs, AP reported.
Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters into four schools in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Thursday.
A candidate in Turkey's upcoming elections was killed in an armed attack in Istanbul, media reported on Thursday.
As the Afghan government prepared to release 65 detainees from the notorious Bagram prisoner, the U.S. warned against setting the "dangerous individuals" free.
Russia proposed a rival U.N. resolution on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council members on Wednesday after saying Moscow would veto a Western and Arab-backed measure threatening sanctions against Syria.
Al Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades shared a video online in which the group confirms that they will continue to target Hezbollah until the latter group withdraws from the conflict in Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Wednesday that Syrians have been dying in greater number since the peace talks began in Geneva three weeks ago.
The United Nation's Palestine refugee agency UNRWA is "closely monitoring" reports that evacuations and the delivery of humanitarian aid to Damascus' Yarmouk refugee camp had resumed, after they were halted last week after clashes erupted.
After one Al Qaeda capture and several munitions and explosive finds, the Lebanese army is finding success in random sweeps.
Russia has been outspoken in its opposition to the draft resolution on Syria and is now threatening to veto.