June 24, 2013
French President Francois Hollande and King Abdullah of Jordan said that Paris and Amman see 'eye-to'eye', over Syria, and said that the Syrian rebels must become internally organised before they are armed by the West.
Syrian rebels renewed their struggle for Aleppo as they try to combat the huge territorial gains that troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad have made in the north of the country since the toppling of Qusayr.
The Gaza Strip was targeted by overnight Israeli air force attacks early Monday, following reported rocket fire from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel.
The Lebanese army said early on Monday it regained control of an area surrounding a mosque in the southern city of Sidon where radicals, loyal to a Sunni cleric wanted by the army, killed ten of its soldiers.
June 23, 2013
Four Shias were killed and scores injured in a Salafi-led mob attack in the Egyptian governorate of Giza on Sunday afternoon
The Egyptian defense minister said Sunday that the armed forces will intervene to prevent internal strife in the country
Three soldiers were wounded at an army checkpoint on Sunday after they were attacked by supporters of the radical Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Assir
Three vehicles exploded in northern Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide attack, killing at least four people and injuring 51, according to police officials.
A deadly bomb attack in northern Damascus killed at least three people and wounded a further ten on Sunday
Adel el-Khayat will resign from his post as governor of the touristic city of Luxor following violent protests over his appointment
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas formally accepted the resignation of new Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday, amid reports Hamdallah refused to cooperate with his deputies.
In preparation for the mass protests both against and in favour of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi planned for June 30, the government has began undertaking pre-emptive security measures.
Countries supporting the Syrian rebels in their uprising against President Bashar Assad have called on Lebanese Shiite militant group to stop interfering in the conflict, amid fears their presence is propping up the regime.
At least 12 rockets fired from Syria struck a Lebanese border village Saturday, hitting some homes but causing no injuries in the latest attack on Lebanon by suspected rebels, state news reported.
A Saudi cleric has been criticized for currently spending time in London, only weeks after he urged Muslim youth to join jihad in Syria.