October 31, 2013
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian near West Bank's Jenin Thursday, and US senior officials denounced Israel's construction plans to build 1,500 new settler homes in east Jerusalem with peace negotiations underway.
Three people were arrested after a a van from Syria was seized at an East Lebanon checkpoint.
Morocco recalled its ambassador to Algeria Wednesday following Algerian president Bouteflika's comments that human rights violations in the Morocco annexed territory of Western Sahara need to be monitored "now more than ever."
Six people were killed as the Syrian army shelled a neighborhood in Damascus.
October 30, 2013
Iraqi medical and security officials have said that attacks in Sunni-majority areas of Baghdad and outside the capital left nine people dead and more than 20 others wounded.
Egyptian security forces stormed al-Azhar University campus on Wednesday to quell student protests against the military-backed government.
The United States is aiming to help the Iraqi government battle an increasing threat from Al-Qaeda linked terror groups with military sales and intelligence sharing, a US official said Wednesday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who met with United Nations envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Wednesday, said the success of peace talks was tied to “stopping support for terrorist groups.”
Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam Erian, who has been on the run since the state crackdown on the Islamist group, was arrested in Cairo on Wednesday morning.
Fifty Syrian refugees are dead from malnutrition after being stuck at Jordanian border due to ongoing shelling in the area.
A suicide bomber targeted a popular Tunisian beach resort in the city of Sousse on Wednesday. There were no casualties in the blast, according to local officials.
Lakhdar Brahimi will meet with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus Wednesday.
12 people -- including nine Iraqi troops -- were killed after twin suicide bombers attacked a group of soldiers and Sahwa militia men in the central Iraqi town of Tarmiyah late on Tuesday.
Prisoners arrive in Ramallah and Gaza after their release from Israeli hold. Celebration and angst followed from each respective side.
The government and the Prime Minister have made it a "priority" to fix Egypt's security situation, which means "controlling the Muslim Brotherhood and limiting their capacities," a source in PM Hazem El-Beblawi's cabinet said Wednesday.