May 14, 2013
The video, which can't be independently verified, appears to show a man mutilating the corpse of a uniformed man, pulling out organs and placing the heart in his mouth
United States and United Kingdom leaders came together in Washington on Monday to discuss the current situation in Syria and their respective positions on how to involve all parties, including Russia, in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
May 13, 2013
Car bomb goes off near a hospital in Libya, triggering a massive demonstration. Conflicting reports from news agencies on the casualty figures, with claims of death toll between three and 17.
After the Jordanian delegate at the Arab League called for a meeting on Sunday following Wednesday's attacks by Israelis on the Al Haram Al Sharif, the League met yesterday and condemned Israeli behaviour.
The Afghan Taliban says it will release four Turkish hostages, captured last month, soon
Respiratory virus has killed 15 people of the 24 that have contracted it in Saudi Arabia since it was identified in September 2012
Moscow and Washington attempt to find a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict could be attended by Syrian opposition
According to Egyptian interior minister, three militants with ties to an Al Qaeda cell were arrested in Cairo on Saturday after attempting to blow up an unidentified Western embassy.
May 12, 2013
Syria has denied being responsible for two car bombs which killed 46 people and wounded dozens more in a Turkish border town on Saturday.
The attacks follow two similar bombings in the city on Friday
Victory for the British government this week as Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada, Palestinian of Jordanian nationality, has said he will return to Jordan of his own volition if and when Jordan ratifies a treaty with the UK ensuring that he will have a fair trial in the country.
686 individuals have signed up for the presidential race in Iran: they will now be vetted by the leadership
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in an interview with German title Der Spiegel
In what was billed as his first media interview since he was detained after his removal from power in 2011, former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak said it was too early to judge President Mohamed Morsi.
The four UN peacekeepers were captured by Syrian rebels last week in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights