November 17, 2013
Israeli forces raid Abu Dis village and attacks al-Quds University students with rubber-coated steel bullets on Sunday afternoon.
Heavy rains lashed the streets of Riyadh late Saturday causing rare floods.
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said on Sunday that Iran has the right to enrich uranium, but does not insist others recognize that right.
Hamas government demands Egypt re-opening of Rafah Crossing - the only gateway for Gaza residents with the outside world, which has been closed for 10 days due to ongoing unrest in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Libyan residents in Tripoli are on a three-day strike to protest the past weekend's fatal militia violence, and government officials are calling on all militias in the country's capital to leave.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will be visiting Israel Friday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iranian nuclear talks and the Palestinian peace process.
Syrian regime air forces targeted the town of Qara near the Lebanese border Sunday in another day of clashes and mortar fire.
Israel announced that it will be confiscating Palestinian lands near Nablus, between Za'tara junction and Osarin village.
Turkey's meeting with Kurdish leadership this weekend posed as a promising start to tentative peace talks between the two clashing groups
A 48-hour state of emergency was declared in the Libyan capital of Tripoli in the early hours of Sunday, after deadly violence broke out between armed groups.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's adjourned trial is set to resume Sunday. The former president is being tried along with six security aides his former interior minister, and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal.
A senior Hezbollah commander in Syria reportedly died late Saturday, according to pro-Hezbollah websites.
Syrian National Council Defense Minister Assad Mustafa said Assad's allies to launch an "organized invasion" in areas outside Damascus.
Thousands of Syrian refugees fled to Lebanon in 2 days.
November 16, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed France to not lower its guard on Iran's nuclear program.