January 6, 2013
After the head of the Criminal Investigation Department, Abdel Salam al-Mahdawi, is abucted, Libyan police begin their search.
January 5, 2013
Media leaks of a fact-finding enquiry suggest that the Muslim Brotherhood may have been involved in violence during the January Egypt revolution but the Islamist group vehemently denies any involvement.
January 4, 2013
Egypt’s main opposition, the National Salvation Front, said on Thursday that it is willing to engage in a national dialogue with President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood if a number of conditions were met.
January 3, 2013
Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is to travel to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, diplomatic sources said Thursday, 3 January, as his opponents called for him to be kept out of politics and in the sick bay ahead of stalled national talks.
France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy took more than €50 million from the late Libyan leader, Muammar Qaddafi, a French judge has been told.
UAE vice President and Governor of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid met with a senior Egyptian delegation to discuss the arrest of 11 Egyptians accused of forming a Muslim Brotherhood cell in the emirate.
Two UN peacekeepers are released in Sudan after the longest kidnapping in the history of the mission.
January 2, 2013
A popular Egyptian political satirist has been accused of insulting the country's President Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian prosecutors were interrogating on Tuesday an Israeli man in the Red Sea port of Nuweiba who is suspected of espionage, a judicial source told AFP.
December 31, 2012
A court in Bahrain sentences two police officers to seven years for beating to death a man in their custody.
Activists trying to deliver their petition to the state-appointed human rights commission are stopped in their tracks by security forces.
Security forces have the right to end protests under proposed new law.
December 30, 2012
At least two Egyptians have lost their lives and two others wounded in a bomb attack on an Egyptian Orthodox Church near the Western Libyan city of Misrata
December 28, 2012
The top prosecutor in the country orders an investigation in to political opposition figures who, he claims, planned to overthrow the regime of Mohamed Morsi.
December 27, 2012
The Israeli prime minister and the King of Jordan have met secretly to discuss the potential use of chemical weapons in Syria, it emerged on Wednesday.