September 19, 2013
A bomb in Syria's Homs village of Jbourin kills 19 passengers on Thursday.
Bahrain's Prime Minister calls for new security guidelines "to protect all" after clashes in Dair and Duraz and the opposition boycott of the National Dialogue shake the country's stability.
At least one police officer was killed in the outskirts of Cairo on Thursday when security forces launched an operation against armed Islamist groups in the capital's Kerdasah district.
The 16th Palestinian government, headed by Rami Hamdallah, will be sworn into office before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Thursday evening.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday that the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile would cost $1 billion.
Sparking fears of a regional spillover of the Syrian crisis, activists said Wednesday that the Syrian government has used phosphorous bombs near the Jordanian border. The alleged use of the weapons raises questions over the regime's use of chemical weapons.
September 18, 2013
Israel charged Iran with purposefully trying to conceal its nuclear expansion programme with its recent attempts to engage in talks with the US.
King Abdullah of Jordan met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday and discussed the recent US-Russian led plan that aims to dismantle Syria's chemical arsenal by mid-2014.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's legal team said the ousted leader spoke to his family for the first time since June 30, when he was removed from office, last week.
According to the latest UN estimates, there will be 2.3 million Syrian refugees living in Lebanon by 2014.
Russia receives new evidence from Syrian regime pointing towards rebel involvement in the recent chemical weapons attack.
A meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and caretaker PM Rami Hamdallah over the formation of a new cabinet ended without a solution, a Palestinian National Authority spokesperson said Wednesday.
Egypt might adopt a mixed political system after decades of presidential system, fearing a slip back to authoritarian rule. The new system would ensure balance of powers between the executive and legislative powers.
Afghan elected official killed almost one year before elections. Sources are pointing to Taliban as assailant but nothing is confirmed yet.
Discussion of the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons continues as each side pushes for completion of the terms of the agreement.