February 19, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is working on a framework agreement to extend Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. As a part of that agreement, the United States will call for Israel to stop building outside major settlement blocs.
On Wednesday, a Bahrain court jailed eight protestors and sentenced one to death as it continues to crack down on government dissidents.
Iraqi government forces on Wednesday recaptured a strategic district in the restive Anbar province from Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.
As fractures emerge in the pro-Mohamed Morsi movement in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood supporters are reportedly seeking to talk with the interim government.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wants to improve the "brotherly relations" between Iran and Jordan, according to Jordanian MP Atef Tarawneh.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon remains convinced the Geneva talks are the best way to end the crisis in Syria, despite the lack of progress that has come out of the previous negotiations between the regime and opposition.
Abdullah Azzam Bridages have claimed responsibility for the twin attacks that struck the heart of Beirut's southern suburbs on Wednesday. The bombs, which took place near the Kuwaiti embassy and the Iranian Cultural Chancellery have killed four people. The death toll is expected to rise.
A powerful type of cluster munition rocket not previously seen in the Syrian conflict is possibly being used by regime forces, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
A blast was heard in a southern area of the Lebanese capital Beirut on Wednesday morning, but the cause was not immediately clear, residents and a security source said.
Steven Dale Green, a former American soldier jailed for raping an Iraqi teenager and executing the girl and her family in 2006 died in an apparent suicide in prison.
Military showdowns are being prepared in Syria, rebel leaders say, after regime and opposition representatives failed to reach consensus in international peace talks last week in Geneva.
Iran and the six major world powers are set to start the second day of their fresh talks as part of efforts to reach a permanent agreement on Tehran’s nuclear energy program.
Syrian regime airplanes battered the southern city of Deraa, which lies close to the Jordanian borer, with barrel bombs on Tuesday. At least 18 people were killed, including four children.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi is expected to meet with Japan's leadership Wednesday.
February 18, 2014
Two rockets from Syria landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Tuesday, striking the territory shortly after a Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's secret visit to the area was reported.