March 11, 2013
An al-Qaeda group claims responsibility for last week's killing of 48 Syrian soldiers and nine Iraqi guards in western Iraq.
The Ansaru group claimed to have killed all seven hostages, including British, Italian and Greek citizens on Saturday.
Six years after he first disappeared, Robert Levinson is still missing in the Persian state.
One of the organizers of an anti-government rally close to the capital has been shot and killed according to reports.
March 10, 2013
A blast in the south of the country injures a number of bystanders and damages several cars.
Iraqi authorities send security forces to break up demonstrators at the main rallying point for anti-government Sunni protests in Western Iraq.
Two human rights activists are jailed for setting up an illegal organization in the Kingdom and rebelling against the authority of the king.
Among the men kidnapped by a splinter group of Boko Haram were three Middle Easterners according to reports.
According to a report by British newspaper, The Guardian, opposition fighters are being trained by British and French troops.
March 9, 2013
The group of 21 peacekeepers kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights are handed over to the Jordanian authorities.
21 of the defendants in the Egyptian trial have been sentenced to execution with a further five set to spend life in jail.
The vehicles had to turn back after the Syrian army shelled the area where the UN workers are being held.
More than 30 police stations close as the security situation across Egypt deteriorates.
March 8, 2013
The son-in-law of the late Osama Bin Laden, who was acting as spokesman for the terrorist organization now faces charges in the U.S.
According to the opposition fighters in the disputed Golan Heights they were not trying to kidnap the UN staff.