January 19, 2014
The U.N.-formed Special Tribunal of Lebanon (STL) trial of four men suspected of being behind the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri continued on Friday, where new evidence telecom identifying Hezbollah suspects was unveiled, UK-based pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported.
Egypt's electoral committee on Saturday announced that the new, post-June 30 constitution was approved by 98.1 percent of voters.
Israeli army officials launched two raids on the Gaza strip overnight Saturday, according to reports Sunday
A wave of violence struck Baghdad on Saturday as seven attacks - including six car bombs - killed 20 people amid the government's standoff in Anbar province with Al Qaeda-affiliates.
The United States and Britain lauded the Syrian opposition's decision to attend the Swiss international peace conference scheduled for this week after heated weeks of debate on whether or not they would participate in the highly-anticipated talks.
Libya declared a state of emergency this weekend in response to fresh clashes in the country's southern region.
Israel to return bodies of Palestinians, some killed over a decade ago.
A convoy which contains 200 parcels of food items has entered Syria's Yarmouk camp after seven months of isolation from aid.
January 18, 2014
Commercial attaché of Iran Embassy in Yemen, Ali Asadi, who was seriously injured after being shot by unknown gunmen in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, has succumbed to his wounds.
Iran is making sacrifices for Hezbollah and will support the Lebanese group in the event it is attacked, Tehran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Friday.
The cultural arm of the United Nations has cancelled the opening of a controversial exhibition at its Paris headquarters after coming under pressure from a number of Arab states, according to Israeli media.
Egyptian authorities are expected to announce on Saturday the official results of this week's referendum on a new constitution, a day after clashes between security forces and Islamist protesters killed four people.
January 17, 2014
The United States is planning to use U.S. troops to train Iraqi counter terrorism units in a third country, a defense official said on Friday
Egyptian security forces shot dead three protester on Friday during mass nationwide rallies against the military-backed authorities and a draft constitution that was voted on this week in a popular referendum.
Many Arab countries “see Israel not as an enemy but as a friend,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week, hitting back at those critical of the Canadian premier’s pro-Israel position.