May 1, 2014
Fourteen militants have reportedly been killed with many more injured in fierce battles with the Syrian army between the country's border with Lebanon.
May Day parades took place across Lebanon on Thursday despite nationwide strikes by civil servants, unhappy with the unresolved wages dispute.
A new refugee camp opened on Wednesday 100 kilometers east of Amman to hold 130,000 Syrians, fleeing violence.
Several Israeli army tanks and vehicles entered Gaza on Thursday, witnesses said.
The Israelis are displeased with the U.S. State Department's 2013 Country Report on Terrorism because it includes a reference to Jewish settlers who harass and attack Palestinians in the West Bank.
ISIL publicly crucified two members of the Syrian opposition in retaliation for an earlier attack.
Israeli government forces have demolished more Palestinian homes near Hebron.
The United Nations Security Council commended the Iraqi people on their commitment to the democratic process.
Turkish police used tear gas and water cannons to stop protestors from demonstrating inside Taksim Square on Thursday.
The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism says there has been a 43% increase in terrorist attacks in 2013.
Approximately 60% of Iraqis turned out to vote despite brutal violence and bombings from al Qaeda linked militants.
Syrian rebels have attacked an asphalt factory in the province of Hama and kidnapped three people.
Bahrainis once again took to the streets to protest the government and show their solidarity for female prisoners.
April 30, 2014
Islamic Jihad leaders traveled to Egypt to meet with other factions to discuss roles in the PLO-Hamas unity government on Wednesday.
Egyptian pro-democracy blogger Bassem Sabry died Tuesday at the age of 31, reportedly from a fall off a balcony in Cairo.