November 6, 2013
New tests conducted by Swiss scientists indicate that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was most likely killed by polonium poisoning, according to results published Wednesday.
A car bomb killed at least eight security personnel on Wednesday in an attack on a military intelligence building in the southern Syrian city of Suweida, which has been largely peaceful during the Syrian civil war.
A Jerusalem court Wednesday acquitted Avigdor Lieberman on fraud and breach of trust charges, paving the way for his return to the Foreign Ministry.
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States will provide a $75 million aid package to Palestinians to promote job creation and improve infrastructure during his visit to Israel and Palestine to boost support for the wavering peace talks.
Syrian rebels seized one of the largest arms depots located in the central Homs province Wednesday. However, Syrian security officials in Damascus denied the takeover, saying that "fighting was still underway."
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood lost its appeal case disputing the government's ban of the group's activities Tuesday.
US Secretary of State said he envisioned Palestinians and Israelis living safely side-by-side through a two-state solution, hours ahead of his meeting with top officials in Bethlehem.
After months-long investigations, Turkey arrested and detained 16 suspected Al Qaeda terrorists throughout the country.
While Turkey believes Morsi should not be held as a political prisoner, Egypt is outraged over Turkey requests to set what they believe to be a criminal prisoner free.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the international body responsible for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, told reporters that its funding for the mission will finish by the end of this month.
With skepticism about whether the Syrian government has been completely transparent about its chemical weapons stockpiles, accuracy checking is in full swing by OPCW officials.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will be arriving in Amman on Thursday as part of a regional tour to discuss ongoing developments in the Middle East.
The United States' embassy in Beirut has categorially denied reports that US officials have been engaging with "the terrorist organisation Hezbollah".
Iran, Israel and Arab states participated in a secret meeting November 2nd regarding prospects for an international conference on banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East. The secret meeting precedes Iran's nuclear talks with world powers in Geneva Thursday.
Tuesday's Muslim Brotherhood trial in the United Arab Emirates was adjourned until November 12th. Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians are accused of setting up an illegal branch of the Brotherhood in the Emirates.