May 5, 2013
A coalition led by Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki wins the most seats in seven of 12 provinces, in the first elections since US troops withdrew in 2011.
Syrian state TV says Israeli rockets have hit an army research center near Damascus, as huge explosions shake the outskirts of the capital.
May 4, 2013
Residents of the Sunni districts in the city of Banias in Syria on Saturday were fleeing their homes, amid fears of a massacre that occurred in a nearby village.
Israeli airplanes have allegedly launched an airstrike inside Syria, targeting Hezbollah-linked chemical weapon delivery systems
May 3, 2013
Syrian regime forces engaged in fierce fighting with the rebels in the coastal town of Baida on Thursday, amid reports of a death toll in excess of 100 and executions.
The stabbing of an Israeli man on Tuesday by a Palestinian in the West Bank, near the city of Nablus, has sparked Israel settlers in the local area to plan building a "revenge colony" as payback.
May 2, 2013
April was the deadliest month in Iraq since 2008, the United Nations said on Thursday/
At least five people have died in Saudi Arabia from a virus similar to the one that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the country’s health ministry says.
Egypt's cabinet reshuffle will see six ministers replaced, Al-Ahram Arabic news website has reported, citing a government source.
At least 15 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts across Iraq on Wednesday, police and medics said,
Last Friday’s summit between Jordan's King Abdullah and US President Barack Obama at the White House again highlights Jordan’s determination and relentless efforts to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria.
May 1, 2013
US President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday that he is committed to closing the Guantanamo Bay military jail, calling it "expensive and inefficient".
The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) denounces remarks made by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah as “nothing but threats,” warning against the Lebanese Shia group’s intervention in the Syrian conflict.
A car bomb in a Shia suburb of Baghdad killed four people and wounded 12 others on Wednesday morning.
U.S. President Barack Obama is gearing up to send lethal weapons to the Syrian opposition, according to senior administration officials speaking to The Washington Post on Wednesday.