January 1, 2014
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.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Al Malaki on Tuesday told the army to leave cities in the Anbar province in a bid to defuse tensions in the area after security forces launched a crackdown on a major Sunni anti-government camp.
At least ten people died in Syria's Aleppo Tuesday after a regime tank shell smashed into a bus.
According to a recent report, the number of deaths of Palestinians at the hands of the IDF in the occupied West Bank is at a "five year high".
Egypt has issued a request to the Qatari government that it arrests the Egyptian Al Gamaa Al Islamiya leader Assem Abdel Maged following the ousting of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
A Jordanian-Palestinian critic living in Britain is being charged for incitement and insulting the king through social media. He is being tried in front of a military court where he will not have the right to a public jury.