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November 10, 2013

Controversy over the legality over Mubarak's detention continues. [hangthebankers]
03:56 GMT

Although he is being transferred to temporary detention, former president Hosni Mubarak will remain under house arrest.

November 9, 2013

William Hague, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Germany's foreign minister Guido Westerwelle and EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton at the talks in Geneva. [Jean-Christophe Bott/AP]
16:15 GMT

Nuclear negotiations in Geneva regarding Iran's nuclear program have come to an abrupt halt over disagreements in details of the text.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks to the press following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Iran nuclear talks in Geneva, Nov. 9, 2013. [Reuters]
13:42 GMT

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius on Saturday warned of dubious Iran nuclear deal

US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. []
10:53 GMT

US President Barack Obama has briefed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the ongoing nuclear negotiations between P5+1.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives at hotel in Geneva November 8, 2013, following his meeting wit U.S Secretary of  State John Kerry and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. [REUTERS]
10:29 GMT

High-stakes talks on Iran's controversial nuclear program to enter an unscheduled third day in Geneva.

November 8, 2013

15:31 GMT

Palestinian activists detained by Israeli army on charges of incitement due to their posts on Facebook

Delegates applaud following the vote which admitted Palestinians to enter UNESCO as a full member on October 31, 2011 at the headquarters of the organization in Paris. [Getty Images]
14:09 GMT

US, Israel lose UNESCO voting rights after missing deadline over debt linked to Palestinians.

Palestinian leaders react to Yasser Arafat alleged poisoning []
12:01 GMT

Palestinian officials say Israel is the only suspect in the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat, after a report said his remains had high levels of polonium.

Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy speaks during a joint news conference with his Spanish counterpart Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo after their meeting in Madrid November 7, 2013. [REUTERS/Sergio Perez]
11:08 GMT

Egyptian foreign minister Nabil Fahmy has said that parliamentary elections will be held between February and March

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks near US Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting on November 6, 2013 in Jerusalem.
10:52 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that he "utterly rejects" the emerging nuclear deal between western powers and Iran.

November 7, 2013

Palestinian citizens's cars line up waiting to be inspected. []
18:15 GMT

Palestinian man shot and killed by Israeli army for shooting fireworks.

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with journalists from Israel's Channel 2 and the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation on November 6, 2013. [US State Department/Twitter]
18:03 GMT

Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States delivered a grim warning to Israel on Thursday that failure of peace talks could lead to a third Intifada and a growing international isolation.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry  meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II at the royal palace November 7, 2013 in Amman, Jordan. [Getty]
17:42 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Thursday for more international aid to help Jordan cope with the crisis of Syrian refugees.

Secretary of State John Kerry. [UPI/Kevin Dietsch]
15:49 GMT

Hezbollah slams Kerry over remarks on Lebanon and urges the March 14 coalition to take a stance against his remarks.

15:27 GMT

Washington looking to allies to assist UN in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons