September 4, 2013
Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour rejected claims that Egypt is moving back towards a Mubarak-era police state.
German intelligence reportedly picked up a phone conversation between a Hezbollah official and the Iranian embassy that allegedly proves that Bashar Assad and his government were behind the attacks on August 21.
During a public exchange in Congress late Tuesday, US Secretary of State made a brief reference to putting US troops in Syria, but quickly retracted the statement.
US intelligence documents revealed Tuesday that Al Qaeda groups across the Middle East have been attempting to counter US drone strikes since 2010.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday slammed claims that Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime was the perpetrator of the chemical attacks in Damascus but said if it was proved, Russia may partake in a military strike.
September 3, 2013
11 members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood were given life sentences in prison on Tuesday over charges they incited violence against protesters, as 11 members were given 25 years and 45 other members were given five years.
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called on Europe to take a unified stance against the Syrian crisis, adding that France would not act in Syria without the US.
A car bombing and attacks by gunmen in Baghdad and across the capital's suburbs resulted in the deaths of 13 people on Tuesday.
Israel and the US were 'testing' their defence capabilities in the Mediterrean on Tuesday morning, sparking fears of conflict after Russian radars picked up ballistic activity.
Some 55 soldiers from the Syrian army have defected from the regime and are now based in the Damascus suburbs, according to Syrian activists.
The Russian Ministry of Defence reported on Tuesday that its radars had detected two ballistic 'objects' being fired into the Mediterranean as the world anticipates a military intervention in Syria.
The Egyptian army launched a series of missile strikes at militant strongholds in the Sinai peninsula on Tuesday, killing dozens.
Following a meeting on Saturday between the top peace talks negotiators, the Palestinians and Israelis are set to meet in Jerusalem on Tuesday night.
The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that it and the Freedom and Justice Party had not been invited to join the 50 member secular committee tasked with amending the Egyptian constitution.
According to recent UN estimates, more than two million Syrians have fled the violence in their country and become refugees across the region.