September 28, 2014
Following anti-government protests in 2011, Bahrain's prison population has doubled, boasting at least 2,000 political prisoners and the Arab world's second highest prison population rate per 100,000 people. How did this happen?
September 26, 2014
A cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus rescued around 300 Syrian refugees from a fishing boat. The refugees had reportedly spent days at sea before being found on the faulty boat.
The majority of the British public back air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria according to a YouGov poll.
September 25, 2014
UK police say they have arrested nine men, reportedly including a Muslim preacher, in a London raid, accusing them of involvement in suspected terror acts.
Egypt cancels meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he brands El-Sisi a 'coup leader' during a UN speech; Turkey says no such meeting was planned
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on US President Barack Obama to censure Egypt’s human rights record during his Thursday meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
September 24, 2014
Radical Muslim cleric, Abu Qatada, was acquitted by a Jordan court of planning to carry out attacks against westerners in Amman Wednesday.
The French government says will do all it can to free hostages, but will not change its position in fighting terrorism.
A media study conducted by the newly minted media monitoring site, Akeeb, reports 63 percent of the content printed in major Arabic dailies comes "ready-made" from country news wire Jordan News Agency.
September 23, 2014
Bahrain is set to hold parliamentary elections on November 22.
The Libyan parliament approves Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani’s cabinet ministers after rejecting a previous line-up last week.
The U.S. military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
Iran has unveiled a new home-made radar system named “Fath 2” and a new drone dubbed "Sadeq 1" during its "Sacred Defense" week.
September 22, 2014
Jordanian security authorities arrested several militants associated with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group who were preparing to conduct terrorist attacks in the Kingdom.
A bomb exploded near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo on Sunday.