January 6, 2014
Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select a new committee to oversee elections after its work weekend was disrupted by death threats against one of its members.
Hamas and Fatah have secretly resumed reconciliation talks in an attempt to finalize an agreement, a Fatah spokesman said on Monday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Saudi King Abdullah on Saturday as part of the U.S. diplomat’s regional talks on the frameworks for a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.
The death toll of last week's deadly bombing of Beirut suburb Haret Hreik has risen to six after Al Manar TV journalist Abbas Karnib died on Monday.
Syrian rebels managed to free 50 individuals who had been captured and held hostage by Al Qaeda-linked jihadists.
Israeli authorities have failed to provide evidence that would justify their December killing of a Palestinian teenager.
Syrian rebels and regime troops fighting in the northern suburbs of Damascus - in Barzeh - on Sunday signed a truce after "intense negotiations".
Israel military forces on Monday ordered demolition and stop-work orders to Palestinians living in the Nablus villae of Aqraba in the West Bank.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday called on residents and tribes in the western Anbar province to help government forces oust terrorist factions from the city of Fallujah.
The United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR condemned Israel's policy against African migrants Sunday, saying that the country is not "living up to the Spirit of the 1951 Refugee Convention."
An Iranian military official told reporters Sunday that Tehran is ready to help Iraq "battle [its] Al Qaeda 'terrorists'" in its western Anbar province.
Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba was re-elected to on Sunday in Istanbul to continue serving as the president of the main opposition National Coalition.
Syrian rebels from the Islamic Front issued a warning to Al Qaeda jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria Sunday as rebel infighting escalates throughout the country
Saudi leadership offered U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry "enthusiastic support" for his proposed peace accord that would begin to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
At least 200 militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front and the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) operating in Syria have surrendered to the country’s army in the capital Damascus.