March 10, 2013
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.
March 7, 2013
Andy Willis, 51 and wife Caroline, 48 are both employees of Exxon-Mobil
United Nations special rapporteur responds to a report linking the Pentagon with Iraqi torture centres by calling on the US to release its classified documents relating to rendition.
The Arab League is allowing member states to arm rebels in Syria and will also offer a rebel coalition the seat Damascus once occupied.
The Philippines demands the immediate and unconditional release of 21 of its nationals working as UN observers who have been kidnapped by Syrian rebels.
The UK is to provide Syrian rebels with armored vehicles and body armor, the country's Foreign Secretary has said.
The presidency assures its respect for the constitution and rule of law, after Egypt's Administrative Court requests halting elections until electoral law is referred back to the High Constitutional Court.
March 6, 2013
According to the United Nations, the numbers have already passed their predictions as neighboring countries struggle to cope.