May 15, 2013
Hard-line Iranian lawmakers are gunning for two contenders in next month's elections, a moderate former President and a the incumbent's protege
Attacks on east Baghdad alcohol shops leave 12 dead
Nakba Day for Palestinians remembering their 'loss' 65 years on in the West Bank did not go unmarked- by violence and injuries resulting after Israelis opened fire on a rally in Bethlehem.
The UN General Assembly is set to vote on a draft resolution that would legitimize the Syrian National Coalition as party to a potential political transition
May 14, 2013
Putin and Netanyahu are meeting on Tuesday to discuss both parties' involvement in the Syrian conflict. Israel might try to talk Russia out of selling missile systems to Syria.
The Iraqi government said on Tuesday that the arrival of Kurds from Turkey was a violation of the country's sovereignty
The four new cases have been confirmed in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province
The video, which can't be independently verified, appears to show a man mutilating the corpse of a uniformed man, pulling out organs and placing the heart in his mouth
United States and United Kingdom leaders came together in Washington on Monday to discuss the current situation in Syria and their respective positions on how to involve all parties, including Russia, in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
May 13, 2013
Car bomb goes off near a hospital in Libya, triggering a massive demonstration. Conflicting reports from news agencies on the casualty figures, with claims of death toll between three and 17.
After the Jordanian delegate at the Arab League called for a meeting on Sunday following Wednesday's attacks by Israelis on the Al Haram Al Sharif, the League met yesterday and condemned Israeli behaviour.
The Afghan Taliban says it will release four Turkish hostages, captured last month, soon
Respiratory virus has killed 15 people of the 24 that have contracted it in Saudi Arabia since it was identified in September 2012
Moscow and Washington attempt to find a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict could be attended by Syrian opposition
According to Egyptian interior minister, three militants with ties to an Al Qaeda cell were arrested in Cairo on Saturday after attempting to blow up an unidentified Western embassy.