May 7, 2014
Yemeni security forces killed three militants linked to recent attacks on diplomats in Sanaa.
Iranian diplomats suggested that Israel is attempting to torpedo the nuclear deal between the P5 +1 group of world powers and Iran, The Guardian newspaper reported.
Lebanese parliament failed for a third time in a row to elect a new president on Wednesday.
Thousands gathered on Tuesday to remember the "Nakba" when more than 760,000 Palestinians were displaced by the creation of Israel in 1948.
Syrian warplanes on Wednesday raided the outskirts of a Lebanese border town where rebels are believed to be hiding. No casualties were reported, security officials say.
Militants have blown up Yemen's main oil export pipeline, local officials reported Wednesday, adding that the attack has halted crude flows as elsewhere, gunmen caused a huge power outage by attacking electricity lines.
Hundreds of Syrian rebels have started to evacuate their bastions in the central city of Homs on Wednesday under the conditions of a ceasefire deal struck last week with the government, opposition activists and the governor of the besieged city reported.
Egypt's presidential hopeful Abdel Fattal Al Sisi said Tuesday that he will not receive an Israeli prime minister in Cairo if he becomes president without Tel Aviv giving concessions to Palestinians in peace talks.
Israel's President Shimon Peres told Jewish media Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blocked a secretly negotiated 2011 peace agreement with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Lebanon has forcibly returned 41 Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria, human rights activists claim.
Former US ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson requested the Egyptian army to delay the removal of Mohamed Morsi from office "for a day or two", presidential contender Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said.
Top officials from the United States are due to commence "high-level talks" with Israeli officials in Tel Aviv today.
May 6, 2014
Lebanese parliamentarians will try to elect a president for a third time Wednesday.
Militants from the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front kidnapped four Syrians from a refugee camp in the Lebanese border town of Arsal Tuesday evening.
Israeli police allowed only Palestinians aged 50 and over into the Al Aqsa compound since Monday evening, an official said.