October 14, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday called for a peace conference on Syria to be held “very soon.” and stressed that peace would not be possible without a transitional government to replace current Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Tamarod, or 'Rebel', the group responsible for the withdrawal of Egypt's confidence in ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, announced Monday they will be holding election rallies after Eid and rejected claims that it will cooperate with Mubarak-affiliated candidates.
14 right wing Israelis were arrested on Monday after raising an Israeli flag and singing and dancing in the holy Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem.
At least 20 people were killed on Monday after a car bomb exploded in Syria's northern Idlib province, a Syrian watchdog reported.
Morsi defends his position, via his family, that negotiations are off the table for the upcoming schedule trial for charges on inciting violence.
Unidentified gunmen kidnapped seven workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) after stopping their convoy early on Sunday along a roadside in northern Syria.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday it will be “necessary” to have a new ministerial meeting with the P5+1 world powers after the Geneva talks on Tuesday.
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday named Sigrid Kaag as the leader of the UN's joint mission with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal.
Egypt's general prosecution has launched an investigation into a complaint that the pro-Muslim Brotherhood Rasd news outlet fabricated recent audio and video leaks in an attempt to slander military leaders and undermine Egypt's army and police.
In the wake of sectarian violence, a Sufi shrine was targeted and destroyed in Easter Syria on Sunday.
Israel froze shipments of building materials to the Gaza Strip on Sunday after finding a tunnel laden with explosives entering its borders.
Morsi supporters calling for Egyptians to demonstrate on the day of Arafat on the eve of the Eid.
Kerry comments on progress of Iran and US relations stating that the window for diplomacy is "cracked open".
October 13, 2013
Two bombs explode near Syria TV buildings and another near the Four Seasons hotel where UN and OPCW inspectors are staying while in Syria working on dismantling chemical weapons stockpiles.
After a recent capture of a Taliban commander in Iran, Kerry ensures efforts for a new security pact will not be lots.