November 17, 2013
Syrian regime air forces targeted the town of Qara near the Lebanese border Sunday in another day of clashes and mortar fire.
Israel announced that it will be confiscating Palestinian lands near Nablus, between Za'tara junction and Osarin village.
Turkey's meeting with Kurdish leadership this weekend posed as a promising start to tentative peace talks between the two clashing groups
A 48-hour state of emergency was declared in the Libyan capital of Tripoli in the early hours of Sunday, after deadly violence broke out between armed groups.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's adjourned trial is set to resume Sunday. The former president is being tried along with six security aides his former interior minister, and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal.
A senior Hezbollah commander in Syria reportedly died late Saturday, according to pro-Hezbollah websites.
Syrian National Council Defense Minister Assad Mustafa said Assad's allies to launch an "organized invasion" in areas outside Damascus.
Thousands of Syrian refugees fled to Lebanon in 2 days.
November 16, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed France to not lower its guard on Iran's nuclear program.
The OPCW met Friday to endorse a plan to destroy Syria's deadly poison gas.
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urges Hezbollah to withdraw its fighters from Syria.
Senior U.S. official said on Friday, it is "quite possible" a deal could be reached when negotiators meet November 20-22 in Geneva.
November 15, 2013
Norway on Thursday announced it will help the U.N. eliminate the Assad government’s chemical weapons.
Russia is offering to sell Egypt modern helicopters and air defense systems in a landmark deal worth $2 billion military.
The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned on Wednesday from U.S.-mediated peace talks with the Israelis in protest of lack of progress.