September 2, 2013
Taliban fighters bombed a US military outpost in an eastern province of Afghanistan on Monday, killing three insurgents.
The interim Egyptian government has appointed a 50 member constitutional committee to help draft the new Egyptian constitution.
Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 14 other Muslim Brotherhood officials have had their trials over claims they incited violence against protesters.
September 1, 2013
Israel's domestic security agency Shin Bet said on Sunday they had foiled a bomb plot that targeted a popular Jerusalem shopping center.
Rights watchdog Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday reported that more than 110,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict, including at least 5,800 children.
Radical cleric Abu Qatada, who has been charged with life imprisonment over plotting terror attacks, will begin his trial in Amman in the upcoming 10 days.
The White House on Sunday made a formal request to Congress for its endorsement of a US-led military strike on Syria.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that Israel is prepared for any eventuality in the Syrian conflict.
Syria's largest opposition coalition said Sunday it was disappointed to hear that US President Barack Obama will be seeking Congress' approval for a strike on Syria, but is still opportunistic that the US will attack.
Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammad Salem Basindwa survived an assassination attempt after a group of gunmen opened fire on Saturday, one of his aides reported.
The curfew imposed on 14 Egyptian governorates has been extended as the country slowly returns to normal following bitter clashes between the state and Mohamed Morsi supporters.
Several Lebanese villages near the Lebanon-Syria border were hit by Syria mortar shells
Following a failed 'terrorist' attack on a ship on the Suez Canal on Sunday, the Egyptian army has ordered to boost security and their presence in the region.
August 31, 2013
Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi said Saturday that the Syrian army is ready for potential foreign military intervention and has its "finger on the trigger".
U.S. President Barack Obama has sought Congress authorization to attack Syria, in retaliation for what the U.S. believes was a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime on civilians.