November 20, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday invited President Mahmoud Abbas to address the Israeli parliament and publicly recognize Jewish links to the land of Israel.
Syrian rebels executed civilian prisoners in their custody during a battle in the Christian village of Sadad from October 21 to 28, 2013, reports Human Rights Watch.
November 19, 2013
Libya's government announces plans to remove militias operating outside its control from the capital
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist bombing near the Iranian embassy in Beirut's Bir Hassan neighborhood.
Iran blames Israel for Beirut blasts as Al-Qaeda offshoot lays claim
Syrian troops on Tuesday captured the village of Qara in the mountainous Qalamoun region along a key supply route between Damascus and Homs
Dozens of supporters and opponents of the army gathered in Tahrir to mark the anniversary of anti-military protests, amid mounting anger over a memorial to those killed in Egypt's uprising.
Arab and African leaders take part in a summit meeting in Kuwait city on November 17, 2013, to review steps to promote economic ties between wealthy Gulf states and investment-thirsty Africa.
French President Francois Hollande is urging Israel and the Palestinians to finally make peace, saying Jerusalem must be the joint capital of both Israel and future state of Palestine.
The Russian Orthodox Church has warned of a “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities, urging the international community to take action.
The Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a Lebanese militant group affiliated with Al Qaeda, has taken responsibility for the twin suicide attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut.
A Manama appeals court on Tuesday upheld the 15 year-long jail terms for 17 Shiites convicted over attacking state security forces.
Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour will not run for president in elections scheduled to commence next year.
A car bomb detonated near the Iranian embassy in Beirut Tuesday. At least seven people died from the explosion.
Ahead of this week's commencement of nuclear talks in Geneva aimed to finalize an agreement between Iran and six world powers, US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed Iran to reach consensus with the international community and also canceled his trip to Israel.