December 3, 2013
A suicide and mortar attack on a government compound in Iraq's northern town of Tarmiya left 9 people dead and 17 wounded Tuesday.
A Palestinian investigator told reporters Tuesday that he would soon release the names of those he believed were responsible for former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death.
Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip as there is now a "public health catastrophe" after the sole Gaza power plant shut down.
Expectations are high for final approval by interim President Mansour on Egypt's draft constitution.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in central Damascus on Tuedsay, killing at least four people. Initial reports suggest the bomber may have been targeting a government building.
Prominent Egyptian social activist Ahmed Douma was arrested at his home in Cairo on Tuesday morning, in the latest in crackdown on public bloggers and activists by the authorities.
The Lebanese army on Tuesday was carrying out a series of raids in the city, one day after Beirut authorized the military to take control of the violence-prone northern city for six months.
Only able to supply regular aid to six million Syrians, the International Red Cross said Monday that the growing humanitarian crisis in Syria is leaving one million citizens hungry.
Amid rumors that US President Obama is planning a visit to Iran, the White House issued a statement denying that Obama has any plans to drop into the region in 2014.
500 officers from the Palestinian national security service have descended on the northern West Bank in a bid to bring calm and stability to Nablus following a series of recent violent clashes.
Security forces defused an abandoned car bomb staged to explode near a convoy in Cairo.
Over 1,000 Syrian refugees fleeing their war torn country have entered the Hashemite Kingdom over the last three days.
Syrian rebels retake historical Christian town of Maaloula. Several nuns are believed to have been taken hostage - sources are still unclear whether they were taken as an act of violence or taken to be protected.
Britain’s new envoy to Tehran will visit Iran Tuesday for the first time since a thaw in relations between the two countries who severed ties two years ago, reported Agence France-Presse.
December 2, 2013
Clashes on Monday between al-Qaeda suspects and Yemeni troops in the southeastern province of Hadramawt left nine people dead, three of them soldiers, the Defense Ministry reported.