February 2, 2014
The Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has launched two female battalions in Syria's northern city of Raqqa in a bid to expose anti-ISIS activists.
The U.S. State Department denied that it had sought to have direct negotiations with the Syrian regime at the Geneva II peace talks, as Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem claimed after the talks to Syrian media.
Jordanians and Palestinians living in the Hashemite Kingdom have become increasingly vocal against U.S. Secretary of State's proposed peace framework to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, recently holding a public forum against the framework this weekend.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that the death toll of the crisis has now exceeded 136,000 people, with January 2014 being one of the bloodiest months on record.
Lebanon officials give public response to Saturday's car bomb that killed five.
Meant to fight terrorism by imposing high penalties to funding sources, Saudi enacts counter-terrorism law.
Aleppo death toll continues to rise as another barrel bomb is unleashed on the city.
February 1, 2014
A suicide bomber driving a vehicle blew himself up in the Lebanese town of Hermel, a Hezbollah stronghold, killing at least five people on Saturday, the interior ministry said.
Relief officials in Syria said this week's peace talks inn Geneva, Switzerland, had not opened the doors to humanitarian aid to country's beleaguered civilians.
Ousted President Mohammad Mursi's murder trial has been postponed to Feb. 4, Al Arabiya's correspondent reported Saturday.
The leading body of the Fatah movement in the Gaza Strip submitted its resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas last week, Fatah sources said.
The murder trial of ousted President Mohammed Mursi is due to resume in Cairo Saturday, after the Islamist leader insisted at a separate hearing that he was still the legitimate president, Agence France-Presse reported.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asked Russia’s foreign minister on Friday to put pressure on the Syrian government to accelerate the removal of chemical weapons, which Kerry said is not happening quickly enough, Reuters reported
Fighting between Yemeni tribesmen and Houthi rebels killed at least 60 people in the north of the country on Friday, while at least 15 soldiers were killed by suspected al-Qaeda militants in the south, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.
January 31, 2014
Israeli forces shot and injured ten people on Friday in the northern Gaza Strip, a medical official said.