November 25, 2013
At least three people have died and many more have been wounded in clashes between Libyan state troops and Islamist militants in the restive eastern city of Benghazi on Monday morning.
Two Palestinian men were arrested on late Sunday evening on suspisicon of planting a bomb in the Taamir Ain El Hilweh area in Sidon, Lebanon. The Levant country has been on high alert after two suicide bombers targeted the Iranian embassy in Beirut last week.
A report conducted by the Oxford Research Group has found that 11,420 children have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it began in March 2011, with explosive weapons causing over 70 percent of the deaths.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart William Hague have pledged to work closely with the international community to bring peace to Libya, following a recent upswing in violence in the north African state.
A Cairo public prosecutor has referred former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and four others to a new trial on charges of embezzling state funds to build and renovate family homes.
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri blamed Shiite group Hezbollah and its involvement in the Syrian crisis for the infiltration of terrorism into Lebanon, days after two suicide bombers attacked the Iranian embassy in the Beirut suburbs.
November 24, 2013
Dozens of students protested at Cairo's Al Azhar university on Sunday, calling for justice after a student was killed during a demonstration last week.
The family of Adnan Mohammed, a suspect in the bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, have disavowed the alleged suicide bomber along with the Palestinian leadership.
Egyptian interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Sunday accused the Muslim Brotherhood of financing radical Islamists linked to Al Qaeda.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed the six-month deal secured in Geneva to halt Iran's nuclear program a "historic mistake", reiterating that Israel maintains the right to defend itself against all threats.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour issued a new protest law Sunday that has come under scrutiny with many saying that it fails to protect freedoms of assembly.
On Sunday, a Bahraini court sentenced 12 Shiites to 10-year jail terms each for attempting to kill policeman near the country's capital, while a policeman was acquitted for attempting to murder a Shiite protestor.
Egypt's 50-member constitution committee will vote on the final draft version of the constitution this week ahead of the December 3 deadline.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei hailed Sunday's nuclear deal with world powers, saying that the agreement "seals Tehran's nuclear rights" and reiterating that Iran will "never" seek atomic weapons.
The Syrian regime "welcomed" Iran's deal with world powers on its nuclear program Sunday as fighting between regime and rebel troops in Syria's capital left more than 70 people dead.