January 2, 2014
Morocco authorities told reporters that they have dismantled a "terrorist cell" responsible for sending fighters to Syria.
Violent clashes between Islamists and police authorities in Egypt's Alexandria late Wednesday left two people dead.
A Syrian airstrike that targeted Lebanon's border town of Arsal earlier this week left one refugee killed.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday reversed a decision to withdraw troops from tense cities in Anbar province, hours after militants attacked police stations and freed prisoners.
January 1, 2014
The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Jamal al-Jamal, was killed in his apartment on Wednesday by an explosion caused by explosives detonated when the diplomat opened a safe, police said.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has condemned as "reckless" and "counterproductive" a WikiLeaks Party delegation which met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.
Lebanese troops arrested the leader of the al-Qaeda-linked group responsible for a double suicide bombing at the Iranian embassy in Lebanon in November, the defense minister told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday.
After months of intense talks with the Israeli and Palestinian governments, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East on Wednesday.
Suspected militants in Egypt's Sinai on Tuesday blew up a gas pipeline that feeds an industrial area.
Ministry in Bahrain claim that Imams should "condemn terrorism from the religious, legal and human points of view,".
Iranian nuclear negotiations continued in Geneva on December 30 and December 31 with progress described as "good" by Iran's senior nuclear negotiator and concurrence on a January implementation date for the interim nuclear agreement signed in November.
December 31, 2013
Four journalists working for the Qatar based satellite station to be held 15 days pending investigation.
The death toll continues to rise in Syria as the new year approaches with the overall total for those killed in the violence passes the 130,000 mark.
Son of Mohamed El-Beltagy, along with two other students, apprehended on allegations of inciting violence at two Cairo universities.
The Palestinian Authority cabinet convened its weekly meeting in the Jordan Valley on Tuesday to protest an Israeli bill to annex the area.