February 20, 2014
Mohammad Jihad al-Laham, Syria's Speaker of Parliament, recently accused the U.S. of backing terrorist efforts in Syria.
A pro-Syrian official who worked with the Arab Democratic Party was killed by unidentified gunmen in Lebanon's restive northern city of Tripoli on Thursday.
An international human rights group urges the U.S. to investigate a drone strike in Yemen that killed members of a wedding procession.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf described the nuclear talks with Iran as “constructive and useful” following a series of negotiations in Vienna this week.
Libyans went to polling stations on Thursday to elect a constitutional committee in the latest development in the country's tumultuous political transition following the ouster of long-term ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
The U.N. Security Council will likely vote on a resolution to boost humanitarian aid in Syria on Friday.
Israel's chief military prosecutor in the West Bank has said that as they are a source of mounting criticism, Israel may stop arresting Palestinians in night raids. He said that wanted Palestinians would be given summonses instead.
Iran and the six major world powers have agreed on a decisive agenda for the negotiations over Tehran's nuclear capabilities, and will meet again in Austrian capital Vienna for talks in March, an official said Thursday.
February 19, 2014
An Israel drone crashed in Lebanon "under mysterious circumstances," according to reports Tuesday.
A bomb explosion has targeted a police headquarters in the Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, causing several casualties.
The Syrian Free Army chief General Selim Idriss on Wednesday rejected his dismissal by opposition leaders and regional unit commanders pledged to keep fighting under his command.
The Turkish government has agreed to grant residency permits to Palestinians who have fled Syria for Turkey, the Palestinian ambassador to Turkey said in a statement.
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday to meet Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.
Anti-Arab Jewish extremists carrying out so-called price-tag attacks are terrorists, Israeli Environmental Protection Minister said Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is working on a framework agreement to extend Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. As a part of that agreement, the United States will call for Israel to stop building outside major settlement blocs.