December 17, 2013
The UN chemical watchdog is scheduled to meet Tuesday to approve the final plan for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapon stockpile.
The European announced Monday that it is ready to provide "unprecedented" levels of support to Israel and Palestine if both parties manage to finalize a peace deal during the current negotiations.
Libya has decided to block the UN plan that would send 200 more soldiers to guard UN staff members, diplomats and officials operating inside the north African country.
Lebanon and the U.N.'s Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) told reporters Monday evening that the Lebanese soldier who shot and killed an Israeli solder on the border acted alone.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told reporters late Monday that the Geneva II dialogue aimed to end the conflict in Syria cannot begin until a cease-fire is declared in the country.
A car bomb exploded at dawn Tuesday in eastern Lebanon near a Hezbollah position.
Supporters of ousted Morsi will boycott controversial Egypt constitution next month.
December 16, 2013
The recent transfer of two detainees from Guantanamo Bay prison to Saudi Arabia have officially lowered the count to 160 inmates still being held.
Lebanese leaders condemned the death of a soldier who was killed after two suicide bomb attacks in Sidon.
Counties looking to get the most jet for their money look onward to the Dubai Air Show as Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter shows up in a big way.
Four members of a bomb disposal crew were killed on their way to a blast site after a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle.
The ICRC coordinated a meetup for six gulf states to address humanitarian law issues pertaining to military programs in the region. It is the first time representatives from each country have met to discuss the issues.
The United Nations is seeking $6.5 billion for 16 million people that have been affected by the conflict in Syria.
Italy has agreed to allow vessels carrying Syrian chemical weapons to use one of its ports to carry out the weapons destruction at sea.
Jerusalem was still "snowed-in" Monday, with many residents still without power due to last week's blizzard, and Gazans are still under water.