December 24, 2013
The Syrian opposition are threatening to pull out of January's peace talks in Geneva if the Western world does not stop the Syrian government continue their nine-day bombing campaign on the northern city of Aleppo.
A wave of violence swept Iraq on Monday, with six soldiers left dead after an attack on a military base near Baghdad. A satellite TV station in Tikrit was also the scene of clashes, and was set fire to after gunmen left the building.
Sixty-five bombs were been found and defused in the Kandahar province on Monday.
December 23, 2013
After an eight month hunger strike, Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi has been released.
After months of disagreement, Islamist rulers and opposition partied reached an agreement to finalize handover of government to a caretaker entity.
In what has been an avoided issue since Rouhani took office, The Iranian President has now stated explicitly to a German newspaper that his focus is to improve relations with the US.
Militants attacked an Iraqi television station north of Baghdad Monday.
Hezbollah ambushed Syrian Nusra fighters this weekend in east Lebanon, killing at least 32 according to reports Monday.
Famous Palestinian hunger striker Same Al Issawi is set to be free from Israeli jails today.
A militant Islamist group in Egypt's Sinai issued a warning to the country's military and policy Monday telling troops to "desert their ranks or face death at the hands of its fighters.
All Kuwaiti ministers submitted letters of resignation from their post to the Prime Minister Monday.
Four officers and two soldiers were killed west of Baghdad Monday after mortar rounds hit an Iraqi army base.
Mortar fire from Syria struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Monday.
Russia has sent an additional 25 armored trucks and 50 other vehicles to Syria Monday to help Damascus transport its chemical weapons out of the country for destruction.
Yemen's international airports will remain shutdown until civil aviation authority workers end their strike in protest with a dispute with the country's Finance Ministry.