May 7, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry is holding talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to discuss the crisis in Syria.
Deal was reached after meeting between officials in Jerusalem, with a final announcement expected soon
U.N. war crimes investigators have reached no conclusions on whether any side in the Syrian war has used chemical weapons, the inquiry commission said on Monday.
May 6, 2013
Single shell that landed in the Golan Heights on Monday was probably an accidental over spill from the Syrian conflict, according to the Israeli military
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported at least 15 soldiers were killed in the Damascus attack, adding that dozens more remain unaccounted for
Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Qandil's convoy was shot at in Cairo late on Sunday night
UN independent commission member says there's strong evidence that Syrian rebels have used the nerve agent during the conflict
Libya's parliament passed a law on Sunday banning officials from the Gaddafi era from holding political office.
Alleged attacks "open the door to all possibilities", Syria's information minister says, as Arab League urges UN action.
May 5, 2013
Israel's military deploy a rocket defense system to the north of the country following reported Israeli airstrikes in neighboring Syria, reports say.
Iran reassures its support to the Assad regime, saying it is ready to train Syria's army if there is a need but without any involvement in the operations.
Lebanon will lodge a complaint to the United Nations Security Council over Israel's repeated violations of its airspace days after Israeli warplanes reportedly targeted Hezbollah-bound shipments in Syria on two occasions.
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.