May 26, 2014
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said Egypt's cabinet will resign as soon as the presidential election results are announced.
Israel has approved plans for 50 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.
Hamas and Fatah officials meet in Gaza today to continue negotiations about forming a unity government.
Jordan expelled the Syrian ambassador Bahjat Suleiman from the Kingdom Monday.
Al Qaeda's branch in Syria - the Nusra Front - have claimed responsibility for the two latest car bombings in a pro-government neighborhood of the central city of Homs in which 10 people were killed.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution from France that pushes for a new head of state in Lebanon in order to avoid a presidential vacuum.
Syrian warplanes raided on Monday the outskirts of the border town of Arsal in northern Bekaa with several rockets.
A record six candidates are due to run for the position of President of Israel in the upcoming elections. All six hopefuls have received backing of Knesset members.
The UN refugee agency's top medical expert warned Monday that aid workers can no longer provide critical health treatment to Syrian refugees due to lack of funding.
A firebrand Islamist preacher who was banned from the UK after praising Al Qaeda attacks on the West has been arrested in Lebanon for allegedly supporting terrorism.
Egyptians will head to the polls to vote for the country's next president starting Monday.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has boycotted the upcoming presidential election due to be held on May 26-27.
“The talks with the West has neither failed nor reached a deadlock. The negotiations continue, although we have not achieved a tangible progress yet - which is not unusual,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday.
Bahrain's foreign minister said the ambassador to Qatar will not be reinstated anytime soon.
May 25, 2014
Two prominent human rights activists began a hunger strike Sunday to show their solidarity with detained al Jazeera journalists who have been on a hunger strike since January.