May 6, 2014
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters banned on Tuesday members of Hosni Mubarak’s now defunct National Democratic Party from running in parliamentary, presidential as well as local unit elections.
A Bahraini police post in a small Shiite village near the capital was attacked by assailants throwing Molotov cocktails overnight, an interior ministry official said Tuesday.
Infighting between al Nusra Front and ISIL in the eastern Syria has killed 74 people.
Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed on how the Agency will carry out inspections of the Arak heavy water plant in central Iran.
In his first interview since announcing his candidacy, Sisi said that he has survived two attempts on his life.
Clashes raged Monday in the Yarmouk neighborhood in southern Damascus around the Palestinian refugee camp as the latest mediation effort got underway to end the regime blockade of the rebel-held area.
The Obama administration gave approval Monday for the Syrian opposition to open a formal diplomatic mission in Washington, on the first day of a visit to the American capital by National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba.
The U.S. government will now recognize offices of the Syrian opposition as "foreign diplomatic missions."
May 5, 2014
Hamas released six prisoners affiliated with Fatah on Monday.
A Frenchman was killed and another wounded in an attack in Sana'a.
A student at Al Azhar University has died from gunshot wounds a week after being shot in the head by riot police during clashes on campus.
Syria's head of tourism believes the upcoming tourist season will be prosperous despite brutal ongoing violence throughout the country.
Members of the Syrian opposition will be allowed safe passage out of Homs in a deal reached recently with the Syrian government.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Meshal held "positive" talks Monday in Doha.
Violence in Iraq has killed nine people Monday.