March 22, 2014
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's Prime Minister, banned Twitter on Thursday, but Turkish citizens quickly found a way to circumvent the ban.
At least 12 are dead after a gun battle between Houthi fighters security forces in Amran, Yemen.
Two bombings killed seven people in Tikrit, Iraq on Saturday.
A top U.N. official says Syria can meet its deadline regarding its chemical weapons stockpile.
King Abdullah II expressed concern about the current political climate in Lebanon and urged all sides to stay out of Syria's conflict.
Twenty three students were expelled for holding Al Qaeda's flag at a protest on campus.
The IDF killed three Palestinians who were allegedly members of Hamas in an attack on a Jenin house Saturday.
Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets Friday to call for the trial of former dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh.
U.S. President Barack Obama called Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam to congratulate him on the formation of the coalition government and to stress the importance of holding democratic elections.
March 21, 2014
Members of the international community have expressed frustration at Lebanon's inability to move forward with several development projects.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul's comments follow a firestorm of criticism over the Turkish government's ban on Twitter.
Fighting over the last week between opponents and supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad threatens to further embroil Lebanon in the Syrian conflict.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments threaten to inflame tensions between Western powers and Iran as talks over Tehran's nuclear program continue.
Iraqi security forces were entering a house when an explosion erupted and killed at least 14 SWAT members.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that the number of refugees seeking asylum in developed countries doubled in the past year.