January 17, 2014
Four Hezbollah members were charged on Thursday in The Hague with the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 others in a truck bomb attack nearly nine years ago.
January 16, 2014
The U.S. State Department has denied that Washington has been in talks with Damascus, adding that considering President Bashar al-Assad's record, it is absurd for the U.S. to treat him as "a partner" in the War on Terror.
A senior Egyptian government official said that initial reports show that more than 80 percent of Egyptian voters have backed the new constitution, while another said that the country's next president must "be a civilian".
Israeli Prime Minister and King of Jordan meet to discuss details regarding possible peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis.
A car bomb in Lebanon's eastern region of Hermel - a Hezbollah stronghold - has reportedly killed three people and injured many more on Thursday morning. The number of those killed by the blast is expected to rise.
A report by the German news magazine Der Spiegel on Wednesday claimed that two suspects wanted for the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri are hiding in Iran, while the rest "have been killed".
Israel's Iron Dome on Thursday intercepted four rockets being fired towards the town of Ashkelon, sparking a retaliatory airstrike on the Gaza Strip.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki on Wednesday said that although the war against Al Qaeda and its affiliated groups will be long, "the battle will end in victory".
The STL is expected to hear the case against four Hezbollah members accused of killing former Prime Minister Hariri.
Only three months after the mass government forced exodus of Saudi's expats, many illegal workers have returned to the streets seeking new ways to earn a living.
As of January, the UN has secured 70 percent of the $1.5 billion pledged in the 2013 conference, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Egyptians headed to polling stations on Tuesday and Wednesday to vote on a newly-amended national charter, which improves upon the 2012 version that was frozen upon the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
January 15, 2014
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has arrived in The Hague to partake in the trial of four suspects accused of assassinating late premier Rafik Hariri in 2005.T
The United States' international and domestic policy has been decided by "alien/extraterrestrial intelligence agenda” since 1945, Iran's FARS News Agency said in a recent report.
Israeli authorities on Wednesday agreed to set free two Palestinian prisoners on the condition that they be deported from Jerusalem.