March 6, 2014
Egypt's actions follow a decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki ended the state of emergency Thursday with a presidential decree.
Egyptian security services have started to collect information about thousands of Hamas members who were granted Egyptian citizenship during the rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, according to Egyptian media.
The Nigerian government handed al Saadi Qaddafi over to Libyan authorities Thursday. Al Saadi is charged with corruption.
March 5, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is ready to leave power if his ruling Justice and Development party (AK) fails to win the upcoming local elections.
25 people have been arrested in Bahrain on suspicion of being involved in the bomb blast that killed three policemen earlier this week near Manama, the country's capital.
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned Wednesday the trial of 20 Al Jazeera journalists, including four foreigners, to 24 March to listen to more witnesses. Many were shocked at images of the journalists being held in cages during the court proceedings.
Washington has carried out its fourth assassination drone strike over the past few days in Yemen, killing four Al Qaeda suspects.
Qatar expressed "regret" and "surprise" at the news that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain withdrawing their Gulf Cooperation Council envoys from Doha on Wednesday. According to inside sources, Qatar's stance on Syria and Egypt has caused a "rift" in the GCC.
Ten individuals have registered thus far to participate in Algeria's presidential elections that are set for April 17.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled their diplomatic envoys to Qatar Wednesday.
A gas pipeline near Egypt's Port Said was hit by a bomb and exploded Wednesday morning.
March 4, 2014
Egypt's prosecution released 24 pro-Morsi supporters Tuesday over issues related to the detainess' education and health issues.
Bahrain's state news agency reported Tuesday that three anti-government groups have been blacklisted as terrorist groups.
Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi has given another large hint that he will stand for president in upcoming elections. “I cannot turn my back when the majority wants me to run for president,” Al Sisi said in a speech at an officers' graduation ceremony on Tuesday.