February 28, 2014
Egypt's closing of the Rafah border crossing brings hundreds of Palestinians to the border in protest on Friday.
Clashes erupted in North Yemen as government forces and Islamist allies look to prevent rebels from capturing parts of the country.
The Israeli government is offering asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea money to leave Israel. If they refuse, Israel often places them in detention facilities.
Separate attacks across the country killed 52 and wounded many more. Violence in Iraq has reached its highest level since 2008.
February 27, 2014
The Egyptian defense minister will now be the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), giving the military greater autonomy in the future.
A car bomb exploded in Mogadishu killing 10, as violence increases in the war-torn state.
Jordanian authorities arrested 10 "gays and lesbians" on Wednesday night to prevent a "disturbance of the peace," according to a security official.
Cairo Criminal Court suspended Thursday afternoon the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other Muslim Brotherhood leaders on charges of espionage.
Morocco has decided to suspend its judicial cooperation with France following the developing "diplomatic row" between the colonial-tied countries over Rabat's human rights record.
Four people were killed in Doha on Thursday after a gas cylinder exploded in Qatar, state television reported.
Security forces disbanded a peaceful protest near Manama on Wednesday. Protesters were condemning the death of Jaffer al-Durazi.
A Yemeni security officer was killed by multiple gun wounds while at a restaurant in the southeast of the country.
February 26, 2014
A Security Council resolution that sets up a committee to sanction individuals interfering with Yemen's progress is "forward-leaning," the U.S. envoy said.
An Egyptian military court trying two journalists should end their trial and free them immediately, human rights group Amnesty International said.
Egyptian courts sentenced 26 people to death for plotting attacks on ships passing through the Suez Canal.