June 25, 2013
Syria can only be considered as an “occupied land,” Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Tuesday during a press meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Egypt police arrest five in connection with sectarian mob killing in Giza
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jeddah to discuss the Syrian conflict with the Saudi leadership
The US has expressed deep concern over the violent clashes that broke out in Sidon, in the south of Lebanon, between the military and the supporters of a radical cleric.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the recent gains made by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad "are not helping" the chances of an international peace conference on Syria.
President Mohamed Morsi's spokesperson has denied that there any immediate plans for a cabinet reshuffle and there is a 'rift' between the government and the army in the lead up to the June 30 protests.
At least 10 vehicles exploded in well populated places across Iraq on Monday evening, killing at least 30 people and injuring dozens. The attacks, may of them targeting Shiites, come as many of Iraq's Shiite prepared to celebrate a religious festival.
Qatari residents have been invited to pledge their allegiance on Tuesday and Wednesday to the new emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim, the son of the current emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani.
June 24, 2013
A Milan court has handed down a seven-year jail sentence for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was accused of having sex with an underage prostitute and abusing his powers to cover it up.
Power transition expected in gas-rich Qatar
The office of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi condemned the sectarian mob attack in Giza which left four Shiite Egyptians dead and led to criticism of the government's role in stoking sectarian anger
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said that the government will not cede power at the proposed Geneva conference
At least 17 soldiers and 25 gunmen loyal to Skeikh Ahmad Assir have been killed in clashes in the southern Lebanon city of Sidon
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian criticizes Western and Gulf nations who pledge support to opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Gunmen have been roaming the streets of Tripoli in a show of support for Sheikh Ahmed Al Asir, a Salafist cleric whose supporters have killed 12 soliders in the southern city of Sidon.