March 11, 2014
The Jordanian government demanded Monday that Israel open a full investigation in the killing of Raed Zeiter who was killed on Monday by Israeli forces at Allenby Bridge.
Armed militants continue to disrupt aid to Palestinian refugees inside Syria's Yarmouk Camp.
The Syrian opposition said Monday that 141 women prisoners were freed from regime jails as part of a swap deal involving the release of 13 nuns abducted from the Syrian Christian town of Maaloula.
The Palestinian Fatah movement has expressed support for acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas’ rejection of Israel’s demand to be recognized as a “Jewish state.”
The last Arab summit granted the Syrian opposition a seat at the Arab League. However, the opposition is not yet ready to claim their seat.
UNICEF said Monday that the number of children suffering as a result of the ongoing Syrian conflict has more than doubled over the past year, adding that hundreds of thousands of children trapped in besieged areas of the war-torn country,
Israeli officials are open to a potential joint missile defense with Jordan and Egypt.
March 10, 2014
Israel recently intercepted a ship flying a Panamanian flag because officials believed it was carrying weapons from Iran to the Gaza Strip. Weapons were found aboard.
A Fatah official was shot and killed in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.
The Libyan government has decided to take military action to liberate oil ports that are currently controlled by militia groups.
Israeli bulldozers began earmarking a large piece of land in the Jordan Valley that was previously used for military exercises. It is believed that Israel plans to build more housing settlements on this land.
The Saudi religious police leveled an ancient graveyard in al Baha, a decision that angered many residents.
The man shot at the King Hussein Bridge Monday was a Jordanian Palestinian judge.
Ali Zeidan has threatened to bomb a Korean oil tanker attempting to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.
Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has given yet another indication to his intention to run the upcoming presidential elections, reiterating that his nomination would be based on popular will.