January 12, 2014
Libya's deputy industry minister was shot dead in his hometown of Sirte Saturday.
If the people demand him to be the new leader of Egypt, Army Chief Sisi will run for election.
Based on numbers from previous years, Afghanistan expects higher turnout due to more protected voting sites for the 2014 Presidential election day.
January 11, 2014
In efforts to monitor a ceasefire between Shiite rebels and hardline Sunni Salafists, Yemen troops began to deploy in the northern province of Saada on Saturday, a security official told Agence France-Presse.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday backed an Iraqi government campaign to recapture provincial strongholds from al-Qaeda-linked militants.
January 10, 2014
Clashes in Egypt's Alexandria left one person dead on Friday.
The United States' top military commander to Africa told reporters Friday that the Pentagon is planning to commence training for Libyan soldiers by midyear to help "boost the [north African country's] security."
Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister Ali Larayedh resigned on Thursday to make way for a caretaker government as part of a deal with his opponents to finish a transitional period.
January 9, 2014
Egyptian will approve the constitution despite the fact that over half the population have not read the draft of the document, a new poll revealed according to the Egyptian Daily news website al-Ahram.
The United States' double standard policies in Syria and Iraq may undermine its ability and influence in the global fight against Al Qaeda and in the Middle East more generally.
63 Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to three years in jail on charges such as rioting, thuggery and weapons possession on Thursday.
The U.S. said Wednesday that despite the violence and troubles that have engulfed Cairo since Mohamed Morsi's ouster in July, Washington is looking to work on its relationship with Cairo.
Tunisia has appointed a new commission to oversee elections in 2014 as part of its efforts to form a transitional, independent government.
Bahrain announced late Wednesday that it has suspended reconciliation talks with the Shiite opposition majority amidst growing unrest.
January 8, 2014
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said Wednesday that he was ready to resign if the National Congress immediately replace him, and that the new cabinet will be appointed shortly.