May 27, 2013
After four days of negotiations in Istanbul, the Syrian opposition failed to reach a consensus on its own make-up, with religiously moderate elements being sidelined
18 people in Saudi Arabia have died from a SARS-related respiratory virus, as the World Health Organisation seeks more information on the virus and how to prevent it.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced a plan to revive the Palestinian economy on Sunday, that involves investing some $4 billion dollars in Gaza and the West Bank.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah can be seen in a video recently made public, believed to have been made in 1988, showing him talking of his wishes to make Lebanon part of a Greater Islamic Republic.
The rocket attacks comes a day after two Grad rockets struck the Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut
A Bahraini MP has come forward to call for a unified Gulf Army to help protect the region.
The recent banning of two key presidential candidates in the Iranian elections have made the path to power easier for conservatives running in the election easier, observers say.
May 26, 2013
Free Syrian Army denies it had anything to do with the double rocket attack on the Hezbollah stronghold of southern Beirut
Walid Muallem was speaking in Baghdad after he made a surprise visit to the Iraqi capital on Sunday
Speaking at the World Economic Forum event at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Shimon Peres urged all parties to sieze this moment to re-start peace talks
US Senator John McCain has come forward to say that Washington is ready to provide Jordan with Patriot missiles in a bid to protect the country from any spillover from the Syrian conflict.
The French Foreign Ministry criticized the vetting process for the upcoming presidential elections
Secretary General of the Arab League General Nabil El Araby has urged the UN to take urgent steps to protect Al Aqsa mosque in East Jerusalem
The Syrian National Coalition has called on Hezbollah fighters who are fighting on behalf of the Syrian regime to defect, one day after Hezbollah leader Nasrallah pledged 'victory' in Syria
Najib Mikati called for calm following attacks on Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital whilst President Michael Sleiman called the perpetrators "terrorists"