December 1, 2013
Fighting in Tripoli between supporters and opponents of Syria's Assad regime raged Saturday night and carried on Sunday as the death toll reached twelve with dozens more wounded.
Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher was released Sunday afternoon after being detained by authorities for his involvement in an illegal demonstration to protest the new assembly law early last week.
Israel will join the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a member of the European Bloc, after the Jewish state cut ties with the group in March 2012 following the announcement that UNHRC planned to investigate Israeli settlement violations of Palestinian rights.
Nearly 950 people were killed in attacks in Iraq during the month of November alone according to recently released statistics.
Iran and six world powers will meet next week to develop steps to implement the historic deal reached in late November on Tehran's nuclear program.
US reaches out to discuss up and coming concerns regarding new protest laws in the draft Egyptian constitution.
A mortar shell hit a French school in Damascus Sunday and government airstrikes targeting a rebel stronghold in Aleppo Saturday has left at least 26 dead. No deaths were reported in the Damascus shelling.
Al Qaeda linked personnel told Reuters Sunday that the three militants who were killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces were former members.
Despite widespread demonstrations and an international outcry against the Prawer Plan - that seeks to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouins if implemented - the Israeli government is dedicated to the plan, Israeli media reported.
A suicide bomber targeting the funeral of a prominent Sunni sheikh killed at least 10 people and injured more than 25 in the northern Iraqi town of Muqdadya, 80 km northeast of Baghdad, on Sunday morning.
A key figure in the uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011, political activist Ahmad Maher turned himself into the Egyptian authorities late on Saturday after they issued a warrant for his arrest.
Syrian Prime Minister Wael Halki announced that President Bashar Assad is winning the war against the rebels and that "the era of victory is being created on Syrian soil" during a state visit to Iran.
Tunisian police arrested 10 alleged members of the banned Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia Saturday following clashes between security officials and members of the Salafist group earlier last week.
Civilians were killed crossing the Jordanian-Syrian border increasing death toll of the number of refugees by ten.
In what is being called a "day of rage", Israeli Bedouins protests against plans to relocate people to a southern region of the country.