December 19, 2013
The United States Senate approved a bill Wednesday that restores aid to Egypt in full at $1.6 billion vis-a-vis granting U.S. President Barack Obama the "power to waive a federal law based on national security."
The lead Palestinian negotiator in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks told reporters Wednesday that his negotiation team is "ready to extend" its current peace talks with Israel beyond the April deadline.
The United States officially blacklisted Algerian jihadists and a Syrian Islamist rebel group Wednesday.
Israeli forces raided Jenin refugee camp Wednesday, leaving one Palestinian dead and six others injured.
The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Wednesday that expresses outrage and places blame on the Syrian regime for human atrocity and abuse.
The Swiss government has opted to hold funds from two ousted leaders as the investigation continues for the source of the funds.
December 18, 2013
Iraq urges Afghanistan to move forward with a security deal with the US after Afghan President Hamid Karzai stalls efforts.
After after being charged with fraud and corruption, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman's case will not be appealed after his acquittal.
The trial of the Egyptian police officers charged with killing 37 detainees by asphyxiation in August has been postponed until December 24.
Three Iranian guards were killed after the car they were traveling in was hit by a roadside bomb.
Morsi officially being charged with conspiracy and acts of terror as the trial for the former President of Egypt continues.
The U.S. Ambassador to Damascus told reporters Wednesday that an Islamist rebel group has refused to meet with US officials.
The European Union has called for restraint after an Israeli soldier was killed by a Lebanese soldier who opened fire across the border.
Failing Afghan President Hamid Karzai's green light on a deal securing the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan post-2014, NATO would have to start preparing its troops for total withdrawal by this spring, according to top military commander Philip Breedlove.
Russia announced Monday that its navy was ready to escort ships carrying Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile out of the country.