March 3, 2013
The president moves his former presidential campaign adviser into the position ahead of his planned trip to the region this month.
After the Israeli PM fails in talks with potential partners for his coalition, President Shimon Peres extends the deadline.
In a rare interview, the Syrian president tells foreign powers to stop interfering in Syrian affairs.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges bickering Egyptian political leaders to forge a consensus to pave the way for aid that could help lift their country out of its deep economic crisis.
March 2, 2013
The Persian state has barred the Voice of Russia website from operating inside the country, leaving speculation about its motives.
Clashes between police and demonstrators in the Egyptian city of Mansoura leave one dead after allegedly being run over by a police vehicle.
Rafa al-Essawi, one of the government's few remaining Sunni minister decides to submit his resignation at an anti-government protest on Friday.
March 1, 2013
A floating restaurant packed with guests has sunk in the Tigris river, leaving at least eight people dead.
The cash-strapped country's finance minister sends a proposal to offer up key monuments to international firms.
A livestock market and a police checkpoint are the targets leaving four civilians dead and a further 16 wounded.
February 28, 2013
The Tunisian president testifies in the case of Chokri Belaid, the opposition politician gunned down outside his house.
The Orthodox Gathering proposal no longer stands a chance of being adopted for the forthcoming polls, Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said in remarks published Thursday.
The head of Israel’s nuclear program, who has top secret information, the highest security clearance and free access to the country’s most guarded sensitive sites, recently had his second laptop stolen, Israeli media reported Thursday.
According to the White House spokesman, the U.S. will be increasing aid to Syrian rebels to speed up a political transition.
Hassan Nasrallah says rivals are trying to push Lebanon into a Sunni-Shia regional war.