December 1, 2013
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.
Freedom being called for as an absolute right in the draft outline of Egypt's new constitution. So far, 50 of the 246 articles have been approved in the final document. Line by line details are being reviewed in back to back meetings.
November 30, 2013
Iran's President Rouhani calls the dismantling of his countries nuclear program a "red line" for Iran and shows no plan to move in that direction.
The international chemical weapons watchdog on Saturday confirmed that the U.S. will destroy the most dangerous of Syria's deadly chemical weapons stockpile at sea.
Government shelling of a small market near Aleppo in northern Syria killed at least six civilians on Saturday as watchdog Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that opposition forces re-entered the Christian-majority town of Maaloula.
Three civilians, including a teenager, were killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday as Syrian-linked clashes broke out across the restive city.