December 15, 2013
As a winter storm sweeping the Middle East begins to recede on Sunday, the countries affected are counting the costs of the damage snowstorm Alexa has caused.
Egypt’s upcoming constitutional referendum is the country’s “biggest challenge” since July 30 overthrow of Islamist President Mohammad Mursi, Egypt’s interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said on Saturday.
A Japanese business man escaped a kidnapping attempt by armed men outside his home in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday.
Tunisia and the MENA region could learn a lot from South Africa's transition from an apartheid state to a multicultural society for its own political-and economic-future.
Tunisia's leading Ennahda party and the major opposition parties on Saturday agreed to elect Mehdi Jomaa, the Minister of Industry, as Tunisia's interim prime minister.
December 14, 2013
Tunisian political parties held final talks Saturday to choose an interim leader to end the country's political deadlock.
The White House announced to Congress this weekend that 1,500 US troops in Jordan will remain in the Kingdom due to the regional security situation.
Interim President Adly Mansour announced Saturday that Egypt will hold its national referendum on the new draft of the constitution Jan. 14-15.
December 13, 2013
A bruising winter storm brought severe weather to the Middle East Thursday, forcing the closure of roads and schools and blanketing already miserable Syrian refugee camps with snow and ice.
December 12, 2013
Egyptian riot police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the headquarters of the ministry of defense in Cairo on Thursday, Reuters cited security sources as saying.
U.S. spokesperson Jen Psaki said that Washington is keeping a close eye on Egypt's domestic politics, and has been following the trials of Muslim Brotherhood leaders with keen interest.
The second deputy vice-president of Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly, Larbi Ben Salah Abid, said Thursday that all political parties in Tunisia are awaiting the date of the next presidential and parliamentary elections, which is due to be before the end of 2014.
Two women were detained by police in Riyadh Wednesday for breaking the official ban on female driving.
UN offices in Yemen's capital will be closed Thursday after news spread that a possible attack may happen near the international organizations' buildings in Sanaa.
Top Afghan army official Brig. Gen. Abdul Raziq has spoken out against Hamid Karzai's reluctance to sign a long-term security pact with the U.S., claiming that the president is emboldening the Taliban.