August 8, 2013
Syrian President Bashar Assad was shown on Syrian state TV at a mosque shortly after reports from the FSA came in that they targeted his motorcade. The reports of the attack is denied by the Syrian government.
The Egyptian presidency said Wednesday that foreign attempts to kickstart democracy in the country have failed due to unwillingness and violence on the part of the Muslim Broterhood
August 7, 2013
One man was killed and 46 people were injured on Wednesday after clashes broke out in the Egyptian city of Alexandria between supporters and opponents of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
62 Syrian rebels, allegedly belonging to the Al Nusra Front, were killed on Wednesday during an ambush attack near Damascus.
The Yemeni government on Wednesday said that it had intercepted and stopped a huge Al Qaeda terrorist plot that sought to kidnap foreigners, take control of oil exports and seize two major cities.
A U.S. drone strike killed seven alleged al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen's southern Shabwa province early on Wednesday, tribal sources said, amid fears of an imminent attack by the network.
Four Israeli soldiers were injured in a landmine blast along the northern border with Lebanon
Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy has decided on new governors for a re-shuffle, an official Cabinet source said, adding that new governors are set to swear in before interim President Adly Mansour within days.
The recent suspension of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly has been called a coup by an Assembly member from Ennahda, the Tunisian ruling Islamist party.
An Egyptian presidential aide on Tuesday rejected statements by U.S. Senator John McCain on the military-backed ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
Caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said Wednesday security forces should strike gunmen with an “iron fist” in the northern city of Tripoli, which he described as having an “uncomfortable” security situation and “bad” economic conditions.
Almost a year after U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in an attack in Libya’s Benghazi, the U.S. Justice Department has reportedly filed criminal charges.
A three-day offensive, targeting Alawite villages close to Assad’s hometown of Qardaha, has seen some 200 people killed, according to activists.
A high level official from the militant Nusra front group, charged with the assassination of a Sunni sheikh, has been arrested in Damascus, according to Syrian security sources.
President Michel Suleiman has said that the army-people-resistance formula can no longer be used for the new cabinet's policy statement over Hizbullah's involvement in the war in Syria