December 29, 2013
At least four anti-Qaeda fighters died Sunday after gunmen attacked the soldiers at a milita checkpoint in Iraq's Abu Ghraib area.
Lebanon's Foreign Ministry announced Sunday that two Omani citizens who were kidnapped in eastern Lebanon earlier this week have been freed.
Hundreds of government officials and politicians gathered in Downtown Beirut Sunday to bid farewell to former Minister Mohammad Shatah who was killed in Friday's bombing in Lebanon's capital.
A bomb attack on Egypt's military intelligence building in the country's Nile Delta region left four wounded Sunday.
Former Iraqi Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi accused Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of trying to get the Shiite vote by "killing Sunni Muslims".
Four U.S. military personnel were released Sunday after Libyan government officials briefly detained the individuals.
Sheik Ali Salman, leader of the Al Wefaq opposition political party in Bahrain, was arrested in Manama on Saturday.
Israel published a list of 26 names late Saturday of "long-serving" Palestinian prisoners who will be released this week
Israeli military forces launched 20 shells into Lebanon's southern region Sunday. No damage or deaths have yet been reported.
New evidence presented in a New York Times report Saturday shows that the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi last year was not linked to Al Qaeda.
As his first diplomatic move in the New Year, US Secretary Of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East next week to help resume the so-called peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, a senior State Department official said Saturday.
December 28, 2013
A Syrian government airstrike dropped explosive-packed barrels on a rebel-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens, according to Reuters.
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has deplored the recent deadly car bombing in Lebanon, calling on the Lebanese to “join forces” to restore security in the country.
A senior Israeli official has blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for directing Tel Aviv towards sanctions through unwillingness for progress in talks with the Palestinians.
Several leaders from various factions in the PLO on Saturday urged Hamas to dissociate itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, some calling the Egyptian organization a "terrorist group."