December 16, 2013
Four members of a bomb disposal crew were killed on their way to a blast site after a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle.
The ICRC coordinated a meetup for six gulf states to address humanitarian law issues pertaining to military programs in the region. It is the first time representatives from each country have met to discuss the issues.
Turkey signed an agreement with the European Union Monday that allows EU governments to deport illegal immigrants in EU coming from Turkey back to Turkey.
Yemen's parliament has officially passed a law that bans drone strikes following last week's drone attack in Bayda that killed 17 people, most of whom were civilians.
December 15, 2013
Following Germany's step in September to lift its travel warning on Egypt, more than two dozen other countries have followed suit, bringing hope that Egypt's much needed tourism sector will rise again.
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed an army colonel in the restive eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, officials said Sunday.
The fueling process has begun at Gazas only power plant after seven weeks of shut down due to extreme weather in the region.
As a winter storm sweeping the Middle East begins to recede on Sunday, the countries affected are counting the costs of the damage snowstorm Alexa has caused.
Egypt’s upcoming constitutional referendum is the country’s “biggest challenge” since July 30 overthrow of Islamist President Mohammad Mursi, Egypt’s interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said on Saturday.
A Japanese business man escaped a kidnapping attempt by armed men outside his home in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday.
Tunisia and the MENA region could learn a lot from South Africa's transition from an apartheid state to a multicultural society for its own political-and economic-future.
Tunisia's leading Ennahda party and the major opposition parties on Saturday agreed to elect Mehdi Jomaa, the Minister of Industry, as Tunisia's interim prime minister.
December 14, 2013
Tunisian political parties held final talks Saturday to choose an interim leader to end the country's political deadlock.
The White House announced to Congress this weekend that 1,500 US troops in Jordan will remain in the Kingdom due to the regional security situation.
Interim President Adly Mansour announced Saturday that Egypt will hold its national referendum on the new draft of the constitution Jan. 14-15.