September 26, 2013
The Iraqi consulate was hit by a mortar shell on Thursday, killing one and injuring several others.
Amid UN Security Council discussions on the removal of Syria's chemical weapons, Moscow has said it will protect President Assad's chemical weapons sites when the country's stockpiles are removed.
A series of bombs left inside popular Baghdad markets killed at least 23 people on Thursday, according to Iraqi security sources.
Barack Obama's comments at the UN are being seen by some in Egypt as a sign of US acceptance of Morsi's ouster. The speech elicited mixed reactions from Egypt on their relations with the US.
Iraq's Foreign Minister urges countries to stay out of the conflict in Syria and stop military assistance provisions to the war-torn nation.
Iranian President Rouhani wants nuclear deal with the West and Israel within a three or six-month timetable.
Amr Moussa, head of the new Egyptian constitution drafting committee, said Thursday that the final draft of the document will be ready before Eid Al Adha, on the 14th October.
Egyptian government forces have been pushing on with their crackdown against the Sinai peninsula, with army helicopters flying overhead as troops storm militant strongholds in the area.
An Israeli official announced Wednesday that some restrictions in the Palestinian territories will be eased as US Secretary of State John Kerry steps up efforts to reach a peace deal between the neighboring countries within a nine-month timeline.
UNSC announces agreement on draft, SNC leader to return to Syria Thursday, and Assad says US attack on Syria still remains a possibility.
Tunisia's UGTT announced planned protests for Thursday through its Facebook page Wednesday.
The UN returned to Syria Wednesday to collect more evidence on the country's chemical weapon arsenal and will not attempt to accuse any parties "at the time being" according to a UN official.
September 25, 2013
The Free Syrian Army has gained control of the Daraa-Ramtha border as of Wednesday.
Tunisian authorities reported it dismantled a plot that would slice the nation into three Islamic emirates.
Egyptian authorities raid and shut down the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice newspaper in Cairo Wednesday.