August 13, 2014
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in court Wednesday to attend his trail on murder charges.
Five people including two journalists were killed after an unexploded Israeli missile blew up in the northern Gaza Strip. Six others were also critically injured.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah congratulated Haider Al-Abadi on becoming the next prime minister of Iraq, expressing hope that Sunnis, Shia and Kurds would be unified.
Militants from the Islamic State have taken control of a string of villages in Syria's Aleppo province.
Israeli forces arrested 57 Palestinians in overnight raids across East Jerusalem, while 12 were arrested in the West Bank, an official confirmed.
A bomb exploded near the house of Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi.
A settler who set fire to and killed Palestinian teenager Mohammad Abu Khdeir, allegedly confessed to murdering the boy, which was aired on Israel TV Monday.
Libya's new parliament agreed that the next president would be elected by popular vote.
Despite the presence of thousands of American troops in Iraq, US President Barack Obama has approved the deployment of 130 more “military advisers” to northern Iraq.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), will next month begin investigating Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip after a panel was appointed Monday.
Up to 1,951 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza as a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas continued for the third day, while mediation talks resume in Egypt.
Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi says current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will continue to play a role in Iraq's newly formed government.
August 12, 2014
The police chief in Libya's Tripoli was gunned down Tuesday.
A helicopter delivering aid crashed Tuesday in Iraq's Sinjar mountains.
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi received the approval and support of both the U.S. and Iran after his nomination.