October 10, 2013
Two more Saudis have died of the MERS coronavirus a few days before the HAJ, which begins on Sunday.
The Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called for Bashar Al-Assad's regime and the rebel forces to declare a ceasefire for the week of Eid al-Adha.
Egypt responds to US changes in military aid.
Senior PLO official and head Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has spoken out against the Israeli approval of 58 new housing units in contested East Jerusalem.
A Lebanese judge has issued an arrest warrant for a defected Syrian army colonel after he admitted to attempting to form an anti-Assad rebel brigade in north Lebanon.
Over the past week, 42 people convicted on charges of terrorism have been executed in Iraq, according to Baghdad's justice minister.
A suicide bomb went off in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing four Egyptian soldiers and injuring five.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been freed by former rebels who seized him from a hotel earlier on Thursday following the capture of a senior Al Qaeda official on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that the Kingdom is MERS-free ahead of Sunday's annual hajj.
A recent report has revealed that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards have trained more than 30,000 Hezbollah fighters in Iran and Lebanon since the 1980s.
In an attempt to recover governmental leadership standards post Morsi, Egypt is drafting a new constitution.
At the Geneva meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union on Wednesday, the Israeli delegation allegedly "exploded with anger" over the possibility of the issues of Jerusalem and settlements being put on the discussion agenda.
Thirty suspects will be tried in the UAE next month for their alleged setup of an illegal branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Gulf country.
European Union official Catherine Ashton, who has worked closely with the Muslim Brotherhood and the interim Egyptian government, said that the clashes seen in Egypt this week prove the deep polarisation and mistrust inherent in Egyptian society.
According to rebel groups, the Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped on Thursday in revenge for the arrest of Abu Anas Al Libi, a senior Al Qaeda member who was snatched off the streets of Tripoli by US special forces on Saturday.