September 3, 2013
11 members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood were given life sentences in prison on Tuesday over charges they incited violence against protesters, as 11 members were given 25 years and 45 other members were given five years.
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called on Europe to take a unified stance against the Syrian crisis, adding that France would not act in Syria without the US.
A car bombing and attacks by gunmen in Baghdad and across the capital's suburbs resulted in the deaths of 13 people on Tuesday.
Israel and the US were 'testing' their defence capabilities in the Mediterrean on Tuesday morning, sparking fears of conflict after Russian radars picked up ballistic activity.
Some 55 soldiers from the Syrian army have defected from the regime and are now based in the Damascus suburbs, according to Syrian activists.
The Russian Ministry of Defence reported on Tuesday that its radars had detected two ballistic 'objects' being fired into the Mediterranean as the world anticipates a military intervention in Syria.
The Egyptian army launched a series of missile strikes at militant strongholds in the Sinai peninsula on Tuesday, killing dozens.
Following a meeting on Saturday between the top peace talks negotiators, the Palestinians and Israelis are set to meet in Jerusalem on Tuesday night.
The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that it and the Freedom and Justice Party had not been invited to join the 50 member secular committee tasked with amending the Egyptian constitution.
According to recent UN estimates, more than two million Syrians have fled the violence in their country and become refugees across the region.
September 2, 2013
Newly released intelligence has caused France to accuse Syrian President Bashar Assad of launching a deliberate and large-scale chemical weapons attack against Syrian civilians on August 21.
The Muslim Brotherhood announced Monday that it is continuing to protest the newly installed interim government and will be hosting a 'million man march' on Tuesday.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has ordered $200 million be spent on helping Palestinian cities protect themselves and their Islamic character from being eroded by Israel.
Three Lebanese nationals were arrested on Monday and charged with firing rockets into Israeli territory on August 22.
The Iranian Labour News Agency dropped remarks made by former Iranian president Rafsanjani claiming the Syrian government were responsible for the recent chemical weapons attack in Damascus.