May 15, 2014
One person was killed on Wednesday evening during clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of former president Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian security officials reported Thursday.
Egyptian expats will head to the polls starting Thursday to cast their votes for their country's upcoming presidential election.
Al Azhar University has decided to freeze exams, evacuate dorms, and give all employees a holiday during the week of Egypt's presidential elections.
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced 79 supporters of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to prison terms of between five and 10 years over their involvement in the country's unrest, juidical sources reported.
May 14, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urged Gulf Arab states to unite against common security threats, despite a splintering of unity over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Human rights group Amnesty International has said that torture was "endemic" in Egypt within a 2014 report on worldwide torture.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ankara in protest, blaming government negligence for the country's worst industrial disaster in history.
An aide to Yemen's defence minister was killed along with four soldiers in an attack by gunmen, army officials say.
The U.S. called on its Gulf ally Saudi Arabia Wednesday to "confront common threats" with Washington in the region, particular in terms of Iran.
Protesters clashed with police in the village of Eker near the Island of Sitra in Bahrain.
An Egyptian worker was shot dead by gunmen in Benghazi on Tuesday, according to Al-Wasat news. A post-mortem of the victim's body is now being carried out.
Calm prevailed over the Palestinian camp of Ain al-Hilweh days after clashes between rival factions, which left eight people wounded.
Turkey has declared a three day mourning period after the coal mining accident that has left over 200 people dead.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister told reporters Wednesday that Tehran "has not received a written invitation for its foreign minister to visit Saudi Arabia," but is planning to in the near future.
The death toll in Turkey's coal mine accident has risen to at least 201.