February 26, 2013
As unrest continues in the West Bank, a rocket from the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel early Tuesday morning, Israeli and Palestinian media report. The Grad rocket landed in south of Ashekelon and inflicted no injuries.
Syria's opposition leaders have said that they will now attend an international conference in Rome this week, after the US and UK 'promised specific aid' to the Syrian people.
At least 19 tourists have been reportedly killed in a hot air balloon accident in the southern town of Luxor in Egypt.
Israel on Monday demanded that the Palestinian Authority act "responsibly" and rein in unrest, as Palestinian protesters vowed revenge over the death of a Palestinian prisoner allegedly under Israeli torture.
The former presidential contender says it's time for Islamist rule to come to an end as Morsi's Egypt groans under the strain.
February 25, 2013
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Beirut on Sunday to demonstrate for a parliamentary ruling to outlaw domestic violence.
Ahead of his meeting with regime ally, Russia, Walid Muallem, says he is ready to sit down with the Syrian National Coaltion as well as other armed rebel groups.
The Jewish state carries out a successful test of the US-backed Arrow missile interceptor, intended to defend Israel from an Iranian strike.
President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi visits the restive South in a show of strength following al-Qaeda raids and southern separatists attempts at secession.
After Arafat Jaradat dies while in Israeli custody, thousands of Palestinians in Israeli prisons go on hunger strike in solidarity.
February 24, 2013
Jalal Talabani is on the road to recovery following a serious stroke in December last year that saw his rushed to hospital.
An Austrian man, kidnapped in Yemen late last year with a Finnish couple, said in a video posted online that his captors will kill him in a week if their demands are not met.
Despite international condemnation, the Persian state says it has found new uranium deposits and will be expanding its notorious nuclear program to include the new finds.
Having previously announced April 27 as the beginning of the process, the Egyptian president moves the start date forward by five days.
Thousands of protestors take to the streets of the capital on Saturday to demand that the new prime minister steps down.