March 24, 2014
A cousin of Syrian President Bashar Assad died near the town of Kasab on Sunday.
The Lebanese Army defused two sticks of dynamite found at the Lebanese University in Tripoli. No one was injured.
Over the past 12 days of clashes in Lebanon's restive northern city of Tripoli, 26 people - most of them civilians - have lost their lives.
UN Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi told reporters in Kuwait Monday that holding another round of peace talks between Syria's ruling government and the opposition is currently "out of the question."
Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa has said that Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi will shortly - in the upcoming couple of days - announce his presidential bid.
Syrian rebel forces allegedly claimed a key village on the Turkish border Monday.
Bahraini government forces have attacked a Shia mosque in a village near Manama, in an alleged attempt by the ruling Al Khalifa family to silence the opposition.
A Minya criminal court on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges of murdering the deputy commander of the Matay district police station in Minya in August 2013.
Eight soldiers were killed and six were wounded on Monday when unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a military checkpoint in Hadramawt province in southeast Yemen, military sources reported.
Foreign ministers from the Arab League nations finally agreed to draft resolutions ahead of this week's summit in Kuwait despite growing tensions among member states.
Three rebel bomb experts and four of their bodyguards were killed by a Hezbollah ambush on Sunday in the strategic Qalamoun region, near Syria's border with Lebanon.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) is preparing to launch an attack on the Kurdish region in northern Syria near the Turkish border.
At least seven people were killed in Iraq on Sunday after a wave of attacks on predominantly Sunni areas struck north of Baghdad, officials reported.
Hamas' Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh call on the Palestinian Authority to "stop negotiating" with the enemy, Israel in ongoing peace talks.
March 23, 2014
At least two Israeli soldiers and eight Palestinians were injured in clashes in Aida refugee camp Sunday.