June 10, 2014
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has asked Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim to combat the country's sexual assault crisis.
Two bombs exploded close to a funeral in the Iraqi city of Baquba, killing 20 and injuring several others, security officials say.
Nouri al-Maliki has asked Iraq's parliament to declare a state of emergency after militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levent took control of Nineveh province.
Up to 12 people were kidnapped in Lebanon by masked Syrian gunmen, security sources said.
The Syrian government has begun releasing prisoners from government jails under the general amnesty that was announced yesterday.
Former parliamentary speaker Reuven Rivlin has beaten Meir Sheetrit to become Israel's tenth president.
Tensions remain high in the Sanah district of Al-Dhale after clashes between the 33rd Armored Brigade and gunmen erupted on Sunday.
Fresh attacks on Karachi's Jinnah International Airport came a day after militants stormed the facility, which left at least 36 people dead.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam denied on Tuesday that the U.S. warned of repercussions of establishing Syrian refugee camps inside Lebanon.
Israel has advanced to its second round of voting in the presidential elections following failure in the first round to win an outright 61- vote majority.
Syrian warplanes raided the border with Lebanon overnight in the Eastern Mountain range, according to Voice of Lebanon Radio.
Tehran and Ankara are to promote bilateral relations including economic and commercial ties, according to a statement.
Amnesty International and HRW called on Egypt's new president, Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi, to end "rampant abuses" in the country.
Militants from the Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant stormed government headquarters in Mosul in a fourth day of fighting.
A Jeddah court sentenced two Shia activists to death for attacking security forces during a 2012 anti-regime protest on Monday.