April 28, 2014
Algeria's incumbent leader president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sworn in for a fourth term Monday after winning the April 17 poll earlier this month.
The Egyptian court that previously sentenced 529 Muslim Brotherhood members to death has sentenced an additional 682 Islamists to similar fates Monday, including Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie.
Thousands of Yemenis gathered in the city of Mukalla Sunday demanding statehood for the formerly independent southern Yemen.
The court's verdict comes a month after over 500 Morsi supporters were sentenced to death.
April 27, 2014
The Taliban insists they were responsible for the attack, but others believe the helicopter went down due to technical difficulties.
The defendants were accused of killing a policeman.
April 26, 2014
An Egyptian man has been diagnosed with MERS virus upon his return from Saudi Arabia, the country's state TV reported on Saturday.
Five NATO troops have died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar. A Taliban spokesman said it was shot down by insurgents, but the claim has not yet been verified.
A military judge on Saturday charged 79 suspects with direct involvement in Tripoli clashes. In recent weeks, Lebanese authorities have cracked down on individuals thought to be involved in the violence.
April 25, 2014
Two people were killed and many others injured during clashes in Cairo on Friday between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Egyptian security.
Terrorist attacks rocked Iraq when four soldiers along with another man were shot dead in Mosul on Thursday, official sources said.
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy arrived in the United States on Thursday to begin talks on security, investment and regional issues.
April 24, 2014
Jordan has added new controversial articles to its anti-terrorism law in its effort to stop local jihadists from heading to Syria to fight in the country's ongoing war.
Washington will release $650 million in funding as it begins to ease its partial aid suspension against Cairo that began last year.
One man died after riots broke out in Maan earlier this week.