Yemen’s pro-independence Southern Movement says it is going ahead with a plan to form its own government by next month.
After counting nearly two-thirds of votes in Tunisia's presidential election, front-runners Beji Caid el-Sebsi and Moncef Marzouki were seen heading to a run-off.
A senior Al Qaeda cleric in Yemen denounced ISIL in a video released Friday. Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari rebuked claims by ISIL for proclaiming Yemen belonged to the "Islamic State".
November 23, 2014
Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.
Egyptian military forces have killed 10 militants during an operation in the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee from Saudi Arabia was released and sent back to the kingdom Saturday after being held for 12 years in the facility.
A Danish expat was shot and injured by an unknown assailant in the Saudi city of Riyadh, according to security sources.
US President Obama quietly signed a classified executive order this weekend authorizing the expansion of US military presence in Afghanistan.
November 22, 2014
Tunisia prepares for presidential elections scheduled for Sunday by announcing plans to mobilize security forces for polling stations and vital government buildings.
Polls opened in Bahrain on Saturday for the first time since 2011, amid a boycott by the opposition.
Al-Shabab militants hijacked a bus in northern Kenya and killed 28 passengers who were non-Muslim.
The Turkish Prime Minister announced Turkey's intention to help the Kurdish fighters in the growing fight against ISIL.
This is the first time that the Tunisian-Libyan border will be closed for this long since the toppling of the previous regime.
November 21, 2014
Mohamed Ali Bishr is accused of "spying for foreign states."
The five journalists were convicted of threatening Egypt's national security by allegedly producing "fabricated" news stories and footage with a view to tarnishing Egypt's image abroad.