August 13, 2013
Egyptian police used tear gas Tuesday to disperse supporters of ousted President Morsi and local Cairo residents, who were fighting on the streets.
Turkey said Tuesday the abduction of two Turkish Airlines pilots in Lebanon could endanger ties between Ankara and Beirut.
The Free Syrian Army's military chief Salim Idriss says rebels are fighting against regime troops, not Alawite civilians, in the coastal province of Latakia.
Three bombs exploded in Egyptian Sinai territory on Tuesday, in Al Arish area, leaving no casualties, according to Egyptian security sources.
Key officials from the reign of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and the rule of recently ousted Mohamed Morsi are to stand trial in Egypt this month.
Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted rockets targeting the Israeli city of Eilat on Monday night as an Al Qaeda linked group took responsibility for the attacks.
August 12, 2013
The leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has said that all incarcerated members of the group will shortly be set free.
The Egyptian government said it was leaving all options on the table over the possible dispersal of pro-Morsi sit-ins across the country, as threats of violence loom.
August 11, 2013
President of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Baranzani, has said his region will defend Kurds in Syria.
A Palestinian crossing over from the Gaza Strip into Israel was killed on Saturday, with Israeli troops fearing a security threat.
2 militants were killed Saturday in a suspected U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen.
Attacks which left 61 dead in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday have been heavily criticized by the U.S.
Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of deposed President Morsi threatened to continue protests Saturday, after government warnings that demonstrations would be broken up by force.
August 10, 2013
Lebanon is stepping up security to ensure the security of tourists in the country, following the kidnapping of two Turkish pilots Friday.
An al-Qaeda-linked group has said it was the target of an Israeli drone strike in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday.