April 15, 2014
The notorious prison which was brought to the world's attention when U.S. military personnel committed grave human rights violations against detained Iraqis, has been closed.
Pro-regime forces backed by Hezbollah fighters retook a village in the Qalamoun region with the intention of expanding military operations in the area.
Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.
Syria's parliament will announce the date of the country's presidential election to be held this year despite the country's ongoing civil war.
Gunmen who are believed to be affiliated to Al Qaeda on Tuesday shot dead the vice govenor of Yemen's Baida province, an official reported.
A Manama court has sentenced 11 Shiite protesters to five years in jail each for allegedly "attacking police."
Israeli soldiers have blocked main roads and erected military checkpoints in two villages near Hebron.
Unidentified Libyan gunmen on Tuesday abducted Jordan's ambassador to Tripoli, officials reported.
Two policemen were injured in a bomb attack that struck central Cairo on Tuesday morning, state television reported.
Israeli intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz recently criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his comments on Iran's nuclear program.
Iraqi Water Resources Minister Muhanad al-Saadi said in a statement on Monday that militants have “completely closed the gates of the Fallujah dam since Sunday morning.”
France is set to host the meeting in the hopes of leading an international group who will bring the Syrian government to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
Palestinian gunmen shot and killed one Israeli and injured two others in Hebron.
April 14, 2014
Interpol arrested Youssef Boutros Ghali on Monday as he arrived in Paris.
A student loyal to ousted president Mohamed Morsi was shot dead by Egyptian security forces as clashes took place in Cairo University, also leaving two journalists injured.