August 4, 2013
The ambush occurred on Syrian territory, near the northeastern Lebanese town of Arsal
August 3, 2013
“You just can’t believe that there are people who don’t aspire for authority,” Sisi said in a rare interview. He was asked: “Is that you?,” and the army chief replied: “Yes.”
The attack took place in Khirbet Daoud, east of the Lebanese town of Ersal. According to the NNA, the attack killed nine Syrians and wounded nine more, some of whom women and children.
Security forces have signaled growing frustration with the large sit-in camps in recent days.
In his first comment since Morsi's overthrow, Ayman al-Zawahiri accused the U.S. of plotting with Egypt's military, secularists and Christians.
Observers said however that should the deadlock between the rival political powers persist, the dispute could be resolved through national dialogue.
“All appropriate steps” shall be taken to protect Americans in response to a threat of an al-Qaeda attack, ordered President Barack Obama, in a statement reported late on Friday.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri proposed Friday the formation of a government excluding his Future Movement and Hezbollah as a means to break the Cabinet deadlock
More than 20 US embassies in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia will close on Sunday amid intelligence reports of security concerns.
August 2, 2013
Tammam Salam denounced on Friday the Baabda rockets incident.
The Tunisian army has launched a massive land and air operation against Islamist militants near the Algerian border.
Yemeni President's meeting with Barack Obama did not secure the release of Yemeni prisoners at Guantanamo Bay military detention center.
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel shied away Friday from accusing any one party of launching rocket attacks.
At least two rockets were fired near the Lebanese capital Thursday, with no reported casualties.
Secretary-General Bank Ki-moon's spokesman says peaceful protests in Egypt must be allowed to continue.