March 27, 2014
An Israeli soldier was stabbed and lightly injured in Jerusalem on Thursday, near near the illegal East Jerusalem settlement of Pisgat Zeev, Israeli media reported.
U.S. Secretary John Kerry condemns Egypt court decision to sentence 529 Mohamed Morsi supporters to death, asking for those convicted to be given a fair trial.
A Bahraini court gave 29 people prison sentences of up to 10 years for protesting against the government.
Kurdish officials said Thursday that the formation of a local government in the Kurdistan region will be announced soon, as they denied any differences in opinion between the region's President and Prime Minister-elect.
A Turkish court ordered the recent Twitter ban be halted, calling the ban illegal.
Rebel fighters have infiltrated more villages in the government-stronghold of Latakia over the past week after the fall of the Kasab crossing to rebel fighters Sunday.
The Lebanese army carried out raids in the northern city of Tripoli on Thursday after a soldier was killed in a drive-by shooting.
A Muslim Brotherhood official said that there can be no stability and security in Egypt if Abdel Fattah al-Sisi becomes president of the Middle East's most populous country.
PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi said the United States must stand up for Palestinian human rights and hold Israel accountable, stressing that there was "no hope for peace" if it failed do so.
March 26, 2014
Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be running for president of Egypt, it was announced Wednesday as he told the nation he had resigned from his post as Egypt's Defense Minister.
At least two students have been killed and several others injured in fresh clashes between Egypt’s security forces and student protesters at Cairo University.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has made an impromptu trip to Amman in what is being called a "last ditch attempt" to salvage the Mideast peace talks
After Monday's announcement of 529 death sentences handed out in Minya, Egypt's top prosecutor has referred 919 Morsi supporters to mass trial before the same court.
Islamist militants belonging to a splinter group of Al Qaeda on Wednesday bombed a large Shiite Muslim shrine in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, activists reported.
21 people on Wednesday were convicted for their role in the deadly double blast that targeted two mosques in Lebanon's restive northern city of Tripoli last summer. 45 people died in the attacks.