Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man at the Allenby Bridge crossing with Jordan on Monday, Israel's army and witnesses said.
The council of Arab foreign ministers said that they support Lebanon in its resistance to Israeli aggression, and that they would be help support the Lebanese government as it struggles to cope with the Syrian refugee crisis.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has said that considering the current turbulent state of Libyan politics, he will not resigning from politics.
A Fatah official called Hamas "shameful" for its practices of raiding Fatah ceremonies and slammed its allegiance to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Syrian regime aircrafts continued to pound the rebel-controlled area of Yabroud Sunday as clashes continues between the government and opposition fighters.
International observers will be sent to Algeria to monitor the upcoming presidential elections set to be held in April, according to reports this week.
Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby has urged Arab countries to take a “firm stand” against Israel’s demand for Palestinians to recognize it as a Jewish state, one week after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas publicly stated there was “no way” he would accept a Palestinian capital in an Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem.
Weapons experts at Israel's naval base in Eilat were trying to determine the type of rockets found on a ship captured by Israeli naval vessels, officials said. They are set to present their findings later today.
March 9, 2014
Bulgarian officials announced Sunday that they identified the bomber from 2012 airport bus attack that left five Israeli tourists and the driver dead as a Lebanese man.
European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton says there is no guarantee for the achievement of a final nuclear agreement between Iran and the six world powers, as she called the ongoing negotiations "difficult".
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed opposition to freezing settlement construction on the Palestinian land as a condition for the extension of talks between Tel Aviv and the Palestinian Authority.
Thirteen nuns from Syria's Maaloula who were kidnapped last year were released Sunday, according to pro-Syrian regime sources based in Lebanon.
Bakir Oweida argues that Muslims across the world must step up and discuss the jihadist phenomenon.
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Prominent Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quite their posts in Doha as tensions escalate between Qatar and its GCC counterparts.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the peace deal with Palestinians could take another year to complete. He also mentioned on Sunday that he is opposed to a settlement freeze in the West Bank.
Yemen's interim president has ordered a panel to create a constitution that would divide Yemen into a six-region federation while attacks in the country's northwest continued, leaving at least thirty dead thus far.
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced that it supports Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
Hamas policemen intervened at a ceremony to honor martyrs and arrested members of the Fatah movement.
A suicide car bomber in Iraq killed at least 12 people after driving his bomb-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, one day after a man driving a stolen police vehicle wounded 14 people in Anbar province.
"Chaos" and tension are reigning in Damascus' besieged Yarmouk refugee camp with the rebel groups and militants who have returned to the camp, a PLO official said.
The Syrian government regained control of al Zareh in the central province of Homs on Saturday.
Egyptian left-wing presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi slammed the new electoral law, put into place on Saturday, saying that it "renders immune the decisions of the Presidential Elections Commission".
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
Gunmen fired at a police patrol in southern Lebanon. The police were searching for wanted members of the Resistance Brigades.
A cargo vessel that was allegedly carrying Iranian weapons bound for the besieged Gaza Strip arrived in the Israeli port of Eilat on Saturday evening.
March 8, 2014
Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president, issued a law on Saturday regulating the presidential elections.
Most schools in Egypt reopened Saturday after a delay due to political violence in the country.
The U.S. Department of State says recognizing Israel as a "Jewish state" is not a precondition for the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
The Free Syrian Army has appointed a new chief, Brigadier General Abdel Ilah al Bashir.
A new report estimates that Israel has lost 30 million dollars due to the recent boycott of Israeli products.
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
At least seven people were killed during a protest in Cairo as mass protests spread across Egypt on Friday.
March 7, 2014
Kerry visits the region again to consult with the king over Israel-Palestine talks
Saudi authorities also declare the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al-Nusra as terror groups
Fighting in Fallujah, a city in Iraq held by anti-government fighters, continues as government forces seek to take back the city.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas remains adamant in his refusal to recognize Israel as the Jewish state in current peace talks.
The prime minister's remarks come after several online leaks on social media sites suggested widespread corruption in the highest levels of Turkey's government.
Bashar al-Assad comes out publicly to defend Putin's actions in Ukraine
Reports surface that Syria will fail to uphold a deadline to destroy chemical production facilities
March 6, 2014
Peres appeared on Panet, a popular Israeli-Arab website, where he fielded questions from throughout the Arab world.
A recent explosive defused by the IDF on the Israeli-Syrian border suggests Hezbollah and Israel may be heading for a larger confrontation.
Egypt's actions follow a decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki ended the state of emergency Thursday with a presidential decree.
The Gulf dispute is nothing new, but KSA, Bahrain and UAE are changing the game with employing "collective punishment" tactics against Qatar in their latest recall of their ambassadors from Doha.
Egyptian security services have started to collect information about thousands of Hamas members who were granted Egyptian citizenship during the rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, according to Egyptian media.
The Syrian government has filed an official complaint with the UN over Israeli airstrikes.
The Syrian opposition have rejected an offer put forward by a former U.S. Ambassador to Syria to negotiate with Hezbollah and other factions fighting alongside Syria's army.
A bomb exploded in Hama, Syria Thursday. Approximately five people were killed.
Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan announced Wednesday that Iran has obtained missiles equipped with multiple warheads.
Israel's Foreign Minister is scheduled to meet with his U.S. and Russian counterparts in Rome over the ongoing deadlock in the latest round of Israel-Palestine peace talks.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar Wednesday representing one of the first public splits between the Gulf Arab allies in recent years over the role of Islamists in the region.
A Hamas spokesperson has denied claims that he Muslim Brotherhood's Deputy Supreme Guide Mahmoud Ezzat has died in Gaza.
The Nigerian government handed al Saadi Qaddafi over to Libyan authorities Thursday. Al Saadi is charged with corruption.
Iran's deputy foreign minister rejected Israel's allegation that Tehran has been providing missiles to Gaza Strip.
The United States has restricted the Syrian delegation from moving more than 40 kilometers (25 miles) from U.N. headquarters during the group's visit this week.
At least 24 people have been killed in a series of attacks targeting Shia neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and security forces’ checkpoints, officials say.
March will be a “critical” month for Syria if it is to maintain its timetable for dismantling its chemical weapons arsenal, the U.N. official tasked with overseeing the mission said on Wednesday.
Lebanon's Maronite bishops have spoken out against Israel's latest airstrike on Hezbollah, saying that Lebanon was paying the price of the Syrian conflict.
March 5, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is ready to leave power if his ruling Justice and Development party (AK) fails to win the upcoming local elections.
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.
The U.N. Security Council failed to take action that could have prevented much of the human suffering in Syria, a U.N. commission of inquiry said Wednesday.
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.
Hamas leaders denied the accusations that Iran was sending weapons to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pointing out that Gaza is under a complete naval blockade by Israel that would make any shipment of arms into the besieged coastal enclave impossible.
An analyst has said that the U.S.'s powerful pro-Israel lobby group has been putting pressure on Washington to adopt a tough approach when it comes to Iran.
Washington has carried out its fourth assassination drone strike over the past few days in Yemen, killing four Al Qaeda suspects.
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem said that Hezbollah is a necessary part of Lebanese identity, as it keeps up am armed resistance against Israeli aggression.
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.
The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea that was allegedly carrying dozens of Iranian-supplied rockets intended for Palestinian fighters in the besieged Gaza Strip, the IDF said on Wednesday.
The Israeli military launched an offensive on the Syrian-controlled section of the Golan Heights on Wednesday, wounding seven security forces and four civilians, Syrian state media reported. This behavior reportedly violated a 40-year-old military disengagement agreement that was inked after the Arab Israeli war in 1973
Ten individuals have registered thus far to participate in Algeria's presidential elections that are set for April 17.
Iran's Foreign Minister told the media Wednesday that Tehran will never give up its right to nuclear enrichment for peaceful purposes.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled their diplomatic envoys to Qatar Wednesday.
Conflicting reports were released Wednesday or whether or not the Lebanese army opened fire on Syrian warplanes near the Lebanese border town of Arsal.
At least 12 people have been killed in Baghdad from nine bombs that detonated Wednesday morning.
Al Qaeda affiliated rebel groups have been pondering entering into Lebanon, but stated this week that they are still trying to "send messages to Hezbollah" before taking any direct action in Lebanon.
Israeli troops shot at two Hezbollah fighters Wednesday who were allegedly trying to plant a bomb near the fence of the Golan Heights-Syria border.
A gas pipeline near Egypt's Port Said was hit by a bomb and exploded Wednesday morning.
Syrian regime forces have allegedly intensified their operations in Yabrud, successfully recapturing a strategic area in Qalamoun that represents one of the last rebel strongholds in that region.
U.S. President Barack Obama has allegedly promised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he would "pressure" Palestinians to match Israeli concessions within the framework of the ongoing peace talks between both sides.
France is planning to finalize its multi-billion arms deal with Lebanon and Saudi Arabia Wednesday
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.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told lobbyists in Washington Tuesday that Palestinians should recognize Israel as a Jewish state and for Palestinian leadership to "abandon fantasies" related to right of return.
Abbas, Israeli Housing Minister issue clashing statements on potential settlement freeze for peace talks
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has allegedly said that peace negotiations with Israel will not extend past the April deadline unless more Palestinian prisoners are released and settlement construction is suspended.
Three rockets from Syria's ongoing civil war hit Lebanon's Bekaa Tuesday causing damage to many homes, but no casualties have yet been reported.
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A new report shows that Israeli construction of settlements in the West Bank doubled last year.
"I cannot turn my back on the majority", says Egypt's Sisi as he drops his biggest hint at presidency yet
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.
More than a third of Syria's chemical arsenal has been destroyed or handed over for tentative destruction.
Mohammad Reza Bahonar, First Vice Speaker of Iran's Majlis, reiterated that Iran is fully capable of countering a U.S. military option.
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.
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters has banned all Hamas activities 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.
Gunmen dressed in military uniforms have stormed the city council and court house compound in northern Iraq, wounding nearly 25 people and taking several more hostage, according to officials.
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.
President Obama met with Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Rami G Khoury argues that the concepts backing up Israeli's idea of "the Jewish state" are fundamentally flawed