February 27, 2014
The Egyptian defense minister will now be the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), giving the military greater autonomy in the future.
Members of Jordan's Lower House voted to expel Israel's ambassador over tensions regarding the Al Aqsa Mosque.
A car bomb exploded in Mogadishu killing 10, as violence increases in the war-torn state.
Jordanian authorities arrested 10 "gays and lesbians" on Wednesday night to prevent a "disturbance of the peace," according to a security official.
Unidentified militants threw hand grenades and exchanged gunfire near an army post in Tripoli late Wednesday, leaving one injured as the security situation continues to deteriorate in the restive Lebanese city.
Palestinian officials Thursday rejected Washington's effort to extend an April deadline for Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations as Jewish soldiers killed one in the West Bank during a raid.
Cairo Criminal Court suspended Thursday afternoon the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other Muslim Brotherhood leaders on charges of espionage.
Morocco has decided to suspend its judicial cooperation with France following the developing "diplomatic row" between the colonial-tied countries over Rabat's human rights record.
Four people were killed in Doha on Thursday after a gas cylinder exploded in Qatar, state television reported.
Israeli military forces routinely use "unnecessary, arbitrary and brutal force" against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, with some killings amounting to war crimes, Amnesty International said Thursday.
Security forces disbanded a peaceful protest near Manama on Wednesday. Protesters were condemning the death of Jaffer al-Durazi.
Nidal Sweiden was arrested by the Lebanese army for his involvement in recent bombings.
The Syrian regime has agreed to a new April deadline for its chemical weapons removal after failing to meet previous December and February deadlines.
The United States on Wednesday accused the Syrian government of undermining the Geneva peace talks by rounding up and arresting the relatives of opposition delegates, adding that Russia is amping up its assistance to President Bashar Assad.
A Yemeni security officer was killed by multiple gun wounds while at a restaurant in the southeast of the country.