September 17, 2013
Western powers, including the US, UK and France, on Tuesday readied to push for a UN resolution that will see Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed.
Israeli military vehicles entered Palestinian land in Gaza on Tuesday as the area is rocked by the Egyptian army's crackdown on militants in the Sinai peninsula.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb on Monday released a video showing hostages taken by the Islamist group in Mali.
Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Monday vowed undying support to the Syrian regime in the face of the US-Israel aggression towards Damascus.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be willing to shut down Fordow's nuclear facility if the West removes all sanctions on Iran.
September 16, 2013
Information leaked from the upcoming UN report on chemical weapons use in Syria indicates that there is irrefutable evidence that chemical weapons have been used on a wide scale in the Syrian conflict.
Great Britain, the US and France on Monday agreed to increase their backing of the Syrian rebels fighting Syrian government troops.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat vowed to keep refugee's rights at the forefront of peace negotiations in a statement released on the 31st anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, which saw over 800 Palestinian refugees killed.
A series of videos published this week give 'tangible indicators' that Iran is militarily involved in Syria, with footage showing Iranian advisers talking to Syrian army troops near Aleppo.
A roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula injured 10 Egyptian soldiers on Monday, as the army launches a major offensive against militant groups in the area.
The spokesperson for the Egyptian army said Monday that it will continue to launch offensives against the Sinai peninsula until militant forces have been completely eradicated from the area.
A recent UK study indicates that out of the 100,000 Syrian rebel forces, over half of them belong to jihadist or radical Islamist groups.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will present the findings of the UN chemical weapons team, who recently returned from Damascus where they investigated claims chemical agents were used on August 21.
The Jordanian government on Sunday announced that it is currently hosting 2,130 defectors from the Syrian army in a special military complex.
The Syrian government on Sunday confirmed that it agrees to comply with the UN Security Council over a plan to destroy its chemical weapons arsenal.