February 18, 2014
Fatah's Amin Maqboul told reporters this week that Hamas must agree to hold elections before reconciliation talks commence between the two Palestinian factions.
Libyan militias gave the country's interim parliament a five-hour ultimatum to dissolve Tuesday, threatening to kidnap any and all MPs who do not step down.
At least seven civilians were reported dead Tuesday around Damascus from hunger and lack of medical care while rebel groups announced their plans to launch a "spring offensive" on the Syrian capital.
Two Egyptians have been charged for serving as "spies for Israel."
Hamas' Prime Minister sent a secret message to Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu saying that recent rocket fire is not an indication that Gaza is seeking a confrontation with Israel.
At least 19 people have been killed from 10 separate car bombs in central Iraq Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise stop in Tunisia on Tuesday, as he offers continued American assistance to the North African state.
Hardline Egyptian Islamist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has ordered all tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any foreigners who remain in the country beyond a deadline of Feb. 20.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has stressed that military issues have “no place” on the agenda of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear negotiations with six major world powers taking place in Vienna, Austria.
About 1,000 African asylum seekers have held a demonstration in the south of the occupied Palestinian territories, protesting the Israeli policy toward refugees.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday described Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a “tyrant” who heads a “corrupt” government and suppresses his opponents.
The Indian Embassy in Qatar said that more than 450 Indian workers have died in the Gulf country over the past two years, and that most of them were working on the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.
Amid a growing international boycott campaign against Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has labeled boycotters as anti-Semites.
A human rights monitoring group has reported that Palestinian refugees from the Yarmouk camp are being tortured by the Syrian regime's intelligence, and that one man has died after being detained for five months.
Officials reported that two car bombs went off in Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing at least 10 people.