April 17, 2014
Protesters across the occupied West bank and Gaza Strip took to the streets on Thursday to demonstrate against Israel's human rights abuses against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran diluted half of its uranium, complying with an interim agreement between Tehran and six world powers including the U.S., France, U.K. and Germany.
Several arrest warrants were issued against Bilal Kayed Kayed before he was apprehended on Thursday.
At least 12 soldiers were killed in northern Iraq Thursday by militants armed with automatic weapons.
Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to elect the country's new president.
Baruch Mizrahi, Israel's police chief was killed in al Khalil.
The Israeli army kidnapped on Thursday five shepherds, including 2 women and a child, from Lebanese territories in the South.
Israeli-Palestinian talks are scheduled to resume Thursday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk.
Many Algerian youth will not be participating in the presidential polls scheduled to take place nationwide today. Rather, they are boycotting what they see as an unfair election process that is being used to maintain Algeria's status quo.
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
Egyptian riot police have clashed with students once again at Cairo's al Azhar University.
Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi told reporters this week that the Gulf rift between Qatar and its neighboring states has now ended.
Iran and six world powers will meet in New York City in May to resume talks about Iran's disputed nuclear program.
National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba said Wednesday a new round of Geneva peace talks would be possible if the government is “sincere” and urged China to play a bigger role in “stopping the crimes of the Assad regime.”
Presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received over half a million recommendations, well over the 25,000 requirement, according to his campaign's legal advisor.