May 1, 2014
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.
Overcautious United Nations’ interpretation of international law threatens thousands of lives in Syria, a group of prominent international lawyers said, arguing that there is “no legal barrier” for the UN to provide cross-border aid in the war-torn country.
The U.S. has stepped up unilateral sanctions against Iran by banning companies from China and the UAE from having any connection with Tehran.
The Palestinian Authority has shipped medical equipment to the Gaza Strip, creating a bigger bond with Hamas, who formed a joint government with Fatah last week.
Five Lebanese soldiers were injured on Wednesday when they were attacked by gunmen near the Rahwa region, bordering with Syria.
A monitoring group on the ground is now reporting that 100 people have been killed in Tuesday's twin car bomb attack in Homs.
European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the recent mass death sentences were alarming and raised concerns about human rights in Egypt.
Lebanese lawmakers failed to elect a new president and have set the third round of voting for May 7.
At least nine people have died, including three children, after government forces bombed a school in Aleppo.
A bomb targeting a polling station in Iraq's city of Kirkuk left two women dead Wednesday.