March 30, 2014
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been "exerting all efforts" to negotiate with Israelis for the fourth and final prisoner release. Israel, on the other hand, says that the prisoner debate still may go on "for a number of days," according to Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Two members of the Popular Resistance Committees were killed in an overnight ambush.
At least five people were killed in Sunni-majority areas in Iraq Sunday.
Abdel Fattah al Sisi has allegedly formed a new rapid intervention force that is capable of reaching all parts of Egypt.
The World Bank released a new report that says Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia's former dictator, embezzled billions of dollars during his rule.
Israeli forces used tear gas against a demonstration in Jerusalem Saturday marking Land Day as Palestinians wait for the fourth and final group of prisoners to be released as part of the ongoing peace talks.
Local elections began in Turkey today. The results will have implications for the presidential elections in August.
A suicide attack at a military checkpoint on the outskirts of Arsal has killed three soldiers and wounded four others.
Fires at an unofficial fuel depository that is used for smuggling energy supplies out of Egypt left at least 10 people dead and dozens injured this weekend.
Hasan Nasrallah hinted in a recent speech that Hezbollah could boycott the National Dialogue because of fierce criticism from Lebanese President Michel Sleiman.
March 29, 2014
Saadi Gaddafi, who is awaiting trial in Libya, recently asked the Libyan people for forgiveness in a recorded interview filmed in prison.
Egypt's state television has come under fire for airing a documentary on Sisi's only rival in the upcoming presidential elections.
Four people have been killed at a protest in Cairo after clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces.
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan withdrew from election rallies on Friday because reportedly needs to rest his voice.
Israel has decided not to release Palestinian prisoners on Saturday as they had originally agreed to do.