March 5, 2014
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.
The founder of social justice organization CodePink was detained in Egypt and then deported.
Egyptian media is rife with speculation that army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to announce his candidacy in the upcoming presidential elections on Tuesday.
A senior Hamas official responds to the new ban in Egypt.
A new report from Human Rights Watch says that Saudi Arabia has deported thousands to war-torn Somalia. Many immigrants say Saudi Arabia is inhospitable to foreign workers.
An illegal expat worker died and nine others were wounded when police intervened to quell “chaos” at Al-Shumaisi Deportation Center on the outskirts of Jeddah, police said on Monday.