February 21, 2014
Iran and the UK normalize relations by re establishing direct contact with one another for the first time since 2011.
Egyptian football fans chanted anti-police slogans and torched cars in a clash with police on Thursday.
Boko Haram attacks town in northeast Nigeria, killing 60 people.
Libyans voted on Saturday to elect a panel that will draft the country’s constitution amid reports of paltry turnout reflecting deep political disillusion with the chaos pervading Libya since the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.
February 20, 2014
Two Saudis wanted for their involvement in unrest in the eastern town of Awamiya and two policemen were killed on Thursday in a clash in the predominantly Shiite area, the Ministry of Interior announced.
The Arab Democratic Party issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Lebanese authorities Thursday following the assassination of a party official in the restive northern city of Tripoli.
Six Palestinians were injured in clashes after Israeli settlers attacked a high school south of Nablus on Thursday, according to a Palestinian Authority official.
Lebanese authorities have identified one of the suicide bombers behind this week’s twin bombings in the Bir Hasan neighborhood of the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Saudi Arabia will hold next week a “Day of Solidarity” for the thousands of Syrian children affected by the war in their country, the kingdom’s state-run agency said on Thursday.
Two policemen and two wanted suspects were killed in clashes in Saudi Arabia's Shiite eastern town of Awamiya on Thursday.
A proposal to legally differentiate Christian and Muslim Arabs in Israel passed its second and third readings in the Knesset Labor, Health, and Welfare Committee on Wednesday, the daily news website the Jerusalem Post reported.
UNRWA, the United Nation's agency for Palestinian refugees, has resumed its distribution of aid and food to the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, a spokesman said Thursday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in Iraq on Thursday discussing "regional issues" with Baghdad.
Israeli naval boats on Thursday opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Rafah in southern Gaza, witnesses said.
11 suspected militants have been killed in the Sinai peninsula this week as the Egyptian army continues with its extensive campaign against Islamist insurgency in the restive region.