March 20, 2013
Saudi Arabia arrested 18 people accused of being involved in espionage activity.
March 19, 2013
Lebanon's President, Michel Sleiman, slammed a Syrian airstrike on Lebanese territory as “unacceptable,” while Damascus denied any attack of that nature.
According to the opposition commander for the province of Aleppo, the attack came from regime forces.
According to the pro-regime site, members of the opposition have fired chemical weapons in Aleppo province.
Israel must immediately begin withdrawing its settlers from the Palestinian territories, a UN expert told diplomats on Monday, even as the new Israeli government appeared set to strengthen the hand of the Jewish settler lobby.
As sectarian tensions rise, Iraq's majority Shias are once again at the receiving end of Sunni discontent.
Syrian opposition coalition members on Tuesday elected former businessman Ghassan Hitto as provisional prime minister in a meeting in Istanbul.
March 18, 2013
The Syrian planes bombed two locations in Arsal, 5km from the Syrian borders
Ayman Sharawneh's brother Jihad was arrested just hours after the hunger-striker signed a deal with the Israelis to deport him to Gaza.
Yemen launched on Monday UN-backed national reconciliation talks aimed at drawing the state’s divisive players towards a negotiated settlement.
Police used teargas and birdshot on Sunday evening to disperse roughly 3000 anti-Muslim Brotherhood protestors who had gathered outside the Brotherhood's headquarters in the Cairo district of Moqattam.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chooses Moshe Yaalon, an ex-general and vice premier from his right-wing Likud party, to be the country’s next defense minister.
Twelve candidates are running for interim prime minister of a government to rule rebel-controlled areas in Syria.
March 17, 2013
Syrian rebels have seized several weapons depots in the village of Khan Toman in Aleppo province after days of fierce clashes, a military source told AFP on Sunday.
A car bomb explodes at a bus terminal in the town of Garmat Ali, in Iraq's predominantly Shia Muslim south, killing at least nine people.