May 27, 2013
Attacks targeted Shi'ite shopping districts across the Iraqi capital
French newspaper Le Monde reported that one of its photographers covering the conflict had suffered respiratory difficulties and blurred vision after government attacks
Lawyers for the defendants claimed they had been tortured after they were arrested during the 2011 protests
Backed by the US, Britain and France are leading calls for the arms embargo to be amended
A female journalist for Syria's state run television station, Al Ikhbariya, was killed in the Syrian town of Qusair on Monday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Mohamed Morsi to adopt political and economic reforms if Egypt wants US and international aid.
After four days of negotiations in Istanbul, the Syrian opposition failed to reach a consensus on its own make-up, with religiously moderate elements being sidelined
18 people in Saudi Arabia have died from a SARS-related respiratory virus, as the World Health Organisation seeks more information on the virus and how to prevent it.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced a plan to revive the Palestinian economy on Sunday, that involves investing some $4 billion dollars in Gaza and the West Bank.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah can be seen in a video recently made public, believed to have been made in 1988, showing him talking of his wishes to make Lebanon part of a Greater Islamic Republic.
The rocket attacks comes a day after two Grad rockets struck the Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut
A Bahraini MP has come forward to call for a unified Gulf Army to help protect the region.
The recent banning of two key presidential candidates in the Iranian elections have made the path to power easier for conservatives running in the election easier, observers say.
May 26, 2013
Free Syrian Army denies it had anything to do with the double rocket attack on the Hezbollah stronghold of southern Beirut
Walid Muallem was speaking in Baghdad after he made a surprise visit to the Iraqi capital on Sunday