February 25, 2014
More than 220 protestors in Egypt were sentenced up to seven years in prison for "instigating violence" and "holding protests without a permit."
Bombs and gunfire blanketed Baghdad Tuesday, leaving at least eight dead and 22 wounded.
A chief Turkish prosecutor initiated an investigation Tuesday on alleged audio recordings linking Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to corruption.
Opposition parties in Algeria have called for a boycott against tentative presidential elections that are scheduled for April after the current president announced his bid for a fourth term earlier this week.
Egypt's Housing Minister was asked by interim President Adly Mansour Tuesday to form a new government after Cairo officials resigned earlier this week.
Saudi Arabia reportedly met with Pakistani officials to discuss purchasing arms for the Syrian rebels. Pakistan says these reports are "baseless."
The leader of the Nusra Front has issued an ultimatum to ISIS, threatening to expel the group from Syria and Iraq. Both groups have ties to al-Qaeda.
In a bid to prevent a spillover of violence, Israel has sent a new military division to police the Golan Heights border with Syria.
About 6,650 food rations in three areas of Damascus where rebels and the army reached a truce were distributed by Syria’s Red Crescent on Monday, Agence France-Presse reported.
The U.N. Security Council will adopt a resolution that imposes sanctions against anyone who interferes with the state-building process in Yemen.
Israeli police used stun grenades to disperse Palestinian protesters at the sensitive al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City early on Tuesday.
A Cairo Court has upheld the decision to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group. The government first labelled the group as terrorist in December.
A senior expert at the United Nations says Israel’s policies in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip appear to amount to “apartheid" and " a gradual and bureaucratic process of ethnic cleansing".
Israel is increasing its military intelligence in response to growing extremism in neighboring Syria.
Activists reported that air raids on rebel-held towns across Syria killed 26 people Monday, just two days after the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution demanding an end to indiscriminate shelling and aerial attacks in the Syrian conflict.