March 2, 2013
The Persian state has barred the Voice of Russia website from operating inside the country, leaving speculation about its motives.
Clashes between police and demonstrators in the Egyptian city of Mansoura leave one dead after allegedly being run over by a police vehicle.
Rafa al-Essawi, one of the government's few remaining Sunni minister decides to submit his resignation at an anti-government protest on Friday.
March 1, 2013
A floating restaurant packed with guests has sunk in the Tigris river, leaving at least eight people dead.
The cash-strapped country's finance minister sends a proposal to offer up key monuments to international firms.
A livestock market and a police checkpoint are the targets leaving four civilians dead and a further 16 wounded.
February 28, 2013
The Tunisian president testifies in the case of Chokri Belaid, the opposition politician gunned down outside his house.
The Orthodox Gathering proposal no longer stands a chance of being adopted for the forthcoming polls, Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said in remarks published Thursday.
The head of Israel’s nuclear program, who has top secret information, the highest security clearance and free access to the country’s most guarded sensitive sites, recently had his second laptop stolen, Israeli media reported Thursday.
According to the White House spokesman, the U.S. will be increasing aid to Syrian rebels to speed up a political transition.
Hassan Nasrallah says rivals are trying to push Lebanon into a Sunni-Shia regional war.
February 27, 2013
Two days of discussion on Irans nuclear programme have reached a stalemate but more talks are planed in March, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said after talks in Kazakhstan.
The United Sates is moving to provide Syrian rebels equipment such as body armor and armored vehicles, and would also offer them military training, American and European officials have said.
Israel’s settlement construction in annexed east Jerusalem is part of a strategy aimed at preventing the Holy City from becoming the capital of two states, an internal EU report found on Wednesday.
The United Nations warned Tuesday that Lebanon could be dragged into the bloody conflict in Syria, as rival Lebanese politicians struggled to agree on a new electoral law for the June 9 elections.