May 22, 2013
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague reaffirmed the British position that Bashar al-Assad has no place in any political solution to the conflict
The seven members of the Egyptian security forces were released after negotiations with local tribesmen
Ahmadinejad's close aide Esfandiar Rahim Mashaie was barred from running in the Iranian presidential election on Tuesday but the President said he'll take up the matter with the Supreme Leader
World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, on Tuesday announced that in light of a recent request by Jordan, the World Bank will provide financial aid to the country to help with its economy and the growing number of refugees.
A 12 year old boy was seriously wounded when he was shot by Israeli forces in the West Bank on Tuesday.
The talks will serve as a warm up to the US-Russia backed peace initiative, touted to take place in June
The US have called the criteria that has disqualified former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani , aged 78, and an aide to current president Ahmadinejad from running in the June 14 Iranian elections, "too vague"
The seven Egyptian security force members kidnapped last Thursday were released early on Wednesday morning
Jordanian prisoners detained in Israel have entered the 20th consecutive day of hunger striking in a bid to be afforded more freedoms and better treatment.
Three people were killed during sectarian clashes in Tripoli, in northern Lebanon, on Tuesday as the spillover from the Syrian crisis increases its deathtoll and impact.
Saudi officials announced on Tuesday that it had arrested 10 members of an alleged Iranian spy ring, including Saudi, Lebanese and Turkish citizens.
May 21, 2013
Protests outside the Iraqi embassy in Amman were held on Tuesday as citizens reacted angrily to a video showing embassy employees attacking Jordanian activists. The Iraqi government released a statement late Tuesday expressing it's 'regret' over the issue.
The five men were convicted of murder and committing a string of robberies across a number of towns in the the desert Kingdom
Three members of the militant Lebanese group reported dead on Tueday
More than 200 people have been killed in violence across Iraq in the past week alone