January 29, 2014
Hours after being shot dead by Israeli forces, the body of 19-year-old Muhammad Mubarak was laid to rest by Palestinians in the Al Jalazun refugee camp cemetary.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said Wednesday that the public's support for ruling Field Marshall Abdel Fattah Al Sisi becoming president is "evidence" that a military coup took place in 2013 with Mohamed Morsi's ouster.
At least 83 people died on Tuesday in Syria - including eight children - as fierce clashes between rebels and regime fighters refused to abate across the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
A Tunisian court has postponed the prosecution's appeal of light sentences given 20 Salafists convicted of attacking the U.S. Embassy in Tunis.
Libyan Army troops and revolutionaries reclaimed the Tamenhit airbase held by supporters of deposed Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, a military official said Wednesday.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had that Israel would by no means be obliged to agree to all terms laid out in the framework document on Mideast peace being proposed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Negotiators from both the Syrian government and the opposition said Wednesday that peace talks held in Geneva had taken a step forward after four days of deadlock.
The Egyptian army said Wednesday that it has killed two militants and destroyed two homes belonging to "dangerous Islamists" in the restive Sinai peninsula.
Militants affiliated with Al Qaeda who are planning to fight in the Syrian civil war have assembled bases in neighboring Turkey and can have easy access to Europe, the chief of Israel's military intelligence said Wednesday.
Egyptian prosecutors are trying 20 Al Jazeera journalists for "belonging to a terrorist organisation, harming national unity and social peace, and using terrorism as a means to their goals."
Iraqi forces have reportedly taken back some areas of the restive Anbar province that has largely been under Al Qaeda-affiliated militants over the past weeks.
In a 2011 interview with a French channel, Libya's former leader Muammar Gaddafi reportedly said that he bankrolled Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency.
The Syrian opposition on Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to the Geneva II peace talks on the Syrian conflict, but warned against Bashar Al Assad using his military strength to manipulate the negotiations.
Libya's interior minister Seddik Abdelkarim escaped unscathed from an assassination attempt when gunmen shot his car as he was on his way to parliament on Wednesday.
An Israeli drone crashed in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, near the city of Rafah.