Bahrain’s main opposition bloc, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has reelected Sheikh Ali Salman as its leader.
December 25, 2014
A prisoner exchange could be an option for the captured Jordanian pilot who is being held by Daesh militants in Syria.
December 24, 2014
Up to 30 people were injured by an explosion in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta Wednesday. No group so far claimed responsibility for the attack.
Saudi brokered talks to end an 18-month standoff between Doha and Cairo will continue into January following Al Jazeera's decision to close its Egypt channel.
A senior PKK leader said Kurds could "start a war" and hostilities could resume with Turkey if talks with Ankara failed.
Shia militants abducted 20 anti-Houthi protesters in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Wednesday, eyewitnesses said.
Algeria's army killed three militants including a key leader of a group linked to Daesh, which claimed responsibility for killing a French national in September.
December 23, 2014
Hundreds of Libyan civilians caught up in fighting between armed groups and government forces were killed since late August, the UN said.
A Shia Houthi fighter was killed after five bomb blasts rocked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Tuesday, according to reports.
Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Yemen have threatened to attack facilities belonging to the French oil company, Total.
December 22, 2014
Tunisian security forces on Monday used teargas to disperse a protest in the southern Gabes province after presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential runoff.
A group of Libyan students in Turkey has broken into their own embassy in Ankara in a row over scholarships.
Beji Caid Essebsi of the Nidaa Tounes party was declared winner of Tunisia's presidential runoff with 55.68 percent of the vote.
The favorite to win Tunisia's first democratic election, presidential hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi, claimed victory not long after the polls closed on Sunday in the country's first-ever democratic election. But interim leader President Moncef Marzouki says it is too early to declare a winner.
Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in the Tunisian elections despite official results not being announced till late Monday.