December 11, 2013
Riyadh's Special Criminal Court sentenced and convicted a man who allegedly plotted to assassinate KSA's Grand Mufti Abdul Aziz Al Sheikh to 16 years in jail.
The Gulf Cooperation Council's two-day summit in Kuwait ended Wednesday with leaders of the council condemning Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and calling for the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the conflict.
The United States has officially suspended all of its non-lethal assistance to areas in northern Syria, according to Reuters reports from Wednesday.
Initial reports are indicating that the explosion was likely from a suicide bomber but no casualties have been recorded so far.
Key Syrian human rights lawyer and prominent opposition activist Razan Zeitouneh and three colleagues have been kidnapped near Damascus.
Not to be confused with the FSA, a Syrian rebel group named the "Islamic Front" has seized Turkey border crossing that included Western-backed FSA components.
Amr Moussa, the chairman of the 50-member strong panel that drafted Egypt's constitution defended the controversial draft charter, saying it guarantees democracy and freedoms.
Kerry expressed doubts on the nuclear deal with Iran in front of US lawmakers Tuesday, while an EU delegation finalized preparations for its historic trip to Tehran Friday.
Activists call for specific reform for new regulations that are women specific in Lebanon's prisons.
Families of two Spanish reporters held by ISIS in Syria come forward to the media after months of silence.
December 10, 2013
The death toll in Iraq climbs to record highs after a suicide bomber killed 11 and wounded 20 people at a Shi'ite Muslim funeral.
UN looks to Iraq to guarantee safety of several Camp Ashraf residents who were abducted after an attack that killed over 50 people.
Students protest the death of another student, Abdel Ghany Mohamed Hamoula, who was killed during clashes with security forces in November.
Israeli President Shimon Peres offered to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The offer was declined by Rouhani.
Turkey has charged 255 protestors with various crimes linked with their involvement in demonstrations last June.