November 30, 2013
U.N. General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned the international community against the mounting tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and called for an end to all new Israeli settlements in Palestine's occupied territories.
The top U.S. military commander stationed in Afghanistan apologised personally to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a drone strike that caused dozens of civilian casualties, including the death of a 2-year-old child.
Following international pressure from human rights groups, Egypt's interim president will reconsider the status of 21 female protesters who were given 11-year jail sentences by an Alexandria court this week - despite seven of them being aged 15-17.
According to security officials, more than 50 people were killed in mass executions in Iraq on Friday after violence struck Baghdad and other Sunni-majority parts of the country.
November 29, 2013
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood call for protests after Friday prayers despite new limits on demonstrations
Many were killed by Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters after they stormed Deir Attiyeh, according to Sham activist network
Most of the 680 small shops at Jordan’s Za'atari refugee camp employ children, the U.N. says
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant has killed seven people and injured 30, authorities said.
An explosion at a weapons depot in an air base south of Libya killed more than 40 people on Thursday, a security source said according to Reuters.
November 28, 2013
Cairo courts acquitted three police officers Thursday for torturing five Islamists who were under their custody during former president Hosni Mubarak's rule.
At least fifteen people have been killed in Iraq Thursday in another day of multiple attacks throughout the country.
The IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said Thursday that Iran has invited the atomic energy agency to visit the Arak heavy-water plant on December 8.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton signs a financial agreement of €90 million in assistance to Egypt despite recent 'worrying reports'
Syrian opposition and regime fighters clashed in Damascus Thursday, with the Syrian army recapturing Deir Attiyeh less than a week after rebels seized the strategic town.
Egypt's 50-member constitution panel may begin voting on Thursday afternoon, committee leader Amr Moussa has said.