March 31, 2014
The Palestinians have rejected the Israeli proposal to extend peace talks, calling the proposal "blackmail."
Egyptian courts sentenced 33 more Muslim Brotherhood supporters to six-year jail terms for participating in "unauthorized prostests."
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is back in the Middle East in another effort to keep the crumbling Israeli-Palestinian peace talks going after Israel retracted its promise to release a final group of Palestinian prisoners earlier this week.
New evidence shows that the Palestinian ambassador who died in an explosion in Prague on New Year's day was actually responsible for his own death.
Yemen's president publicly called on Iran Monday for Tehran to stop its involvement in Sanaa's internal domestic politics.
Former Israeli leader Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday in a Tel Aviv district court for corruption, representing the first time that an Israeli premier has been convicted of bribery.
In a recent opinion poll, only 39 percent of Egypt's populace said they would be voting for Sisi for the next president-elect.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory for his Justice and Development Party (AKP) after fifty percent of the results from Sunday's local municipal elections were announced late Sunday.
Palestinian leadership will meet Monday to discuss further steps on how to respond to Israel's failure to comply with the fourth and final prisoner release as specified under a deal brokered at the commencement of a new round of peace talks last July.
Regime forces have continued to execute air strikes on rebel strongholds over Sunday and advanced their efforts to take over the mountainous Qalamoun region near the Lebanese border.
March 30, 2014
At least eight people died in Turkey Sunday after clashes erupted between rival candidate supporters at municipal election polls and the referendum on the ruling prime minister.
The Presidential Elections Commission announced Sunday that presidential elections will be held on May 26 and 27.
Riot police stormed Azhar University Sunday to stop students who were protesting against Abdel Fattah al Sisi.
Lebanon's army released a statement this week vowing to "fight terrorism" as attacks continued in Tripoli and Arsal this weekend.
Refugees mainly from Sudan and Eritrea are taking to the streets to protest Israel's controversial refugee policies. Asylum seekers are often detained for prolonged periods of time by the Israeli government or deported back to their countries.