January 14, 2014
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki to use dialogue to resolve the ongoing conflict in Anbar province, where Al Qaeda-affiliated militias overran the major cities last week.
Bahraini forces belonging to the Al Khalifa ruling family have vandalized the Shiite shrine of Sasaa Sohan al-Abdi, a companion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Israeli airstrikes hit the Al Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Monday, shortly after two Gazan rockets landed near the burial site of late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on Congress to give pursuing diplomatic relations with Tehran a chance as new sanctions on Iran were backed by Washington.
Kuwait has entered a "distress call to citizens" in efforts to organize a national campaign to support Syrian relief efforts.
The Council of Ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, has rejected the Israeli settlement plan to construct in the West Bank claiming it would end all peace efforts.
The poll is seen by many as a referendum on Mohamed Morsi's ouster and support for army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, to include his possible run for president in the future.
January 13, 2014
Gaza militants on Monday fired two rockets which hit near the family farm where former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was buried earlier that day.
Israel's transport minister Yisrael Katz said Monday that Palestinian Authority official Jibril Rajoub, who branded the late Ariel Sharon a war criminal over his role in the Sabra and Shatila massacres, was a "subhuman with blood on his hands".
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday that pursuing diplomacy and a political solution is the only way to end the sprawling, nearly three-year-old Syrian civil war despite the difficulty of the upcoming Geneva talks.
The U.N. security council has called on Iraqi tribes and local communities in the restive Anbar province to help the government in the fight against Al Qaeda.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Paris Monday to discuss a ceasefire plan for Syria.
VP and Prime Minster of the UAE is hopeful that Minister of Defence General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi continues his role as head of the army thus refraining from any presidential run.
Egyptian expatriates began casting their ballots on the draft of the new constitution in 161 countries last week and most are voting "yes".
Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will visit Amman this week for talks regarding bilateral ties and regional developments.