January 22, 2014
Opening statements at the highly-anticipated Geneva II peace conference to end the Syrian crisis have heightened tensions between regime and opposition alliances.
After much back and forth about progress, Bahrain's Crown Prince has moved in the direction of reconciliation again by organizing a meet up with opposition.
Months after declaring self-rule, Syrian Kurds are making progress on naming municipal councils.
An Israeli airstrike on the northern area of the Gaza Strip killed two Palestinians early Wednesday.
Fresh clashes between Tripoli's Bab Al Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen neighborhoods erupted early Wednesday leaving five wounded. Syrian rockets also hit Lebanon's border town Akkar early Wednesday.
Long-anticipated peace talks on the Syrian Crisis known as "Geneva II" are set to commence Wednesday in the Swiss city of Montreux.
After the fourth car bomb in four weeks, Lebanese residents are anxiously concerned that there are more to follow.
On the eve of Geneva II, Saudi officials have called for all foreign fighters to exit Syria in efforts to promote peace.
January 21, 2014
Clashes in Libya's capital left at least five people dead and 20 wounded Tuesday.
Renewed clashes erupted in Egypt's Sharqiya governorate Tuesday between pro-Morsi supporters and police authorities.
United States President Barack Obama telephoned Russian leader Vladimir Putin Tuesday to discuss the launch of Syrian peace talks in Switzerland Wednesday.
Yemen's political parties approved a new federal system Tuesday and have collectively decided to extend the president's term by one year.
A senior Russian official told reporters Tuesday that talks between the Syrian regime and opposition in Switzerland will last seven to 10 days and will be followed by another round of talks.
Libya's Muslim Brotherhood party, the second largest group in the country's parliament, withdrew its five ministers from their government posts Tuesday.
Egypt's Al Qaeda influenced militant group Ansar Bayt Al Maqdis claimed responsibility for Monday's rocket attack on Israel's Eilat port.