October 8, 2013
A new suspect linked to the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has been identified, according to a Lebanese daily.
Fears of an all-out sectarian war grip Iraq the morning after nine car bombs rippled through Baghdad. 72 people were killed and 109 injured in the coordinated blasts.
Egypt's Prosecutor General ordered on Monday comprehensive investigations into the violence that erupted in Cairo and outside the capital on Sunday. 53 people were killed in Cairo as seven security officials were killed elsewhere in Egypt.
UN team of 100 experts has a dangerous mission ahead in destroying Syria's chemical weapons stores.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday, calling him a terrorist and warning about the repercussions of the crisis on Turkey.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium.”
October 7, 2013
Former Irbid deputy Abdul Nasser Bani Hani was killed on Sunday night during a tribal clash.
A woman was caught by a security guard as she was placing a bomb next to a primary school south of Baghdad.
Gunmen shot down the German Ambassador’s bodyguard in Sanaa. In another incident, a Sierra Leonean working for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was kidnapped.
The UN is anticipating some four million Syrians to become refugees or be displaced within Syria by 2014, according to recent UN agencies documents.
Al Qaeda takes credit for attacks in Iraq and blames President's expression of help to Syrian Kurdish militia.
Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour is due to travel to Amman on Tuesday, despite widespread clashes across Egypt causing the death of more than 50 civilians.
Syrian government forces have reopened a strategic road leading to the northern province of Aleppo following weeks of violent clashes with rebels.
Israeli Prime Minister urges Palestinians to acknowledge Israel as a "Jewish state" to encourage peace talks.
An attack on an army patrol near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia on Monday killed five Egyptian soldiers as a car bomb targeting security headquarters in Sinai killed two people and injured 50 more.