December 14, 2013
Four thousand people were evacuated Saturday in Gaza by the territory's rescue service due to severe flooding.
Syrian activists told reporters Saturday that the Syrian government is still under negotiation with rebels to ensure the release of Greek Orthodox nuns that were kidnapped last week.
The White House announced to Congress this weekend that 1,500 US troops in Jordan will remain in the Kingdom due to the regional security situation.
Bombings and shootings in Iraq's capital left six dead Saturday.
Interim President Adly Mansour announced Saturday that Egypt will hold its national referendum on the new draft of the constitution Jan. 14-15.
December 13, 2013
A bruising winter storm brought severe weather to the Middle East Thursday, forcing the closure of roads and schools and blanketing already miserable Syrian refugee camps with snow and ice.
December 12, 2013
Egyptian riot police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the headquarters of the ministry of defense in Cairo on Thursday, Reuters cited security sources as saying.
U.S. spokesperson Jen Psaki said that Washington is keeping a close eye on Egypt's domestic politics, and has been following the trials of Muslim Brotherhood leaders with keen interest.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrives in Israel today on his 70th birthday, is dooming the potential success of the peace talks by siding with Israel, according to Palestinian sources.
Iraq has signed a $1.1 billion deal with South Korea to purchase 24 multi-role light fighters
US senators are planning to introduce legislation that imposes new sanction on Iran as soon as this week.
An explosion was reported outside of NATO headquarters in Kabul Thursday
During a phonecall with Gazan Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow wants a "speedy" end to Israel's harsh blockade of Gaza.
The UK has announced that it will provide an addition $40 million for Syrian refugees for "winter assistance" as the weather across the Middle East worsens.
The second deputy vice-president of Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly, Larbi Ben Salah Abid, said Thursday that all political parties in Tunisia are awaiting the date of the next presidential and parliamentary elections, which is due to be before the end of 2014.