May 26, 2014
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.
In a televised speech Sunday Nasrallah said the presidential deadlock needs to be resolved immediately.
Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas have accepted the Pope's invitation to come to the Vatican to pray for peace.
Prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has called for serious dialogue in Bahrain.
A judicial disciplinary body in Egypt has suspended 16 judges for their alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood.
A car bomb in Homs has killed 10 people and injured at least 40 others.
Forces loyal to retired commander of Libyan landforces Khalifa Haftar are ready to create a temporary buffer zone with Egypt in order to besiege terrorist groups, according to Haftar's spokesman.
The Yemeni army killed three jihadist fighters Sunday in an armed offensive.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged all parties in Libya to abide by their moral and legal obligations in order to protect civilians in the North African country.
Al Qaeda-linked fighters in Syria detonated four suicide bombs on army positions in an attempt to cut of Idlib province from coastal access.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Pope Francis to Israel, when he spoke Sunday before the weekly cabinet meeting.
In his last speech before the presidential election, interim President Adly Mansour has called on Egyptians "to express their free will" in choosing a candidate that will help build the state.