March 9, 2014
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed opposition to freezing settlement construction on the Palestinian land as a condition for the extension of talks between Tel Aviv and the Palestinian Authority.
Thirteen nuns from Syria's Maaloula who were kidnapped last year were released Sunday, according to pro-Syrian regime sources based in Lebanon.
Prominent Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quite their posts in Doha as tensions escalate between Qatar and its GCC counterparts.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the peace deal with Palestinians could take another year to complete. He also mentioned on Sunday that he is opposed to a settlement freeze in the West Bank.
Yemen's interim president has ordered a panel to create a constitution that would divide Yemen into a six-region federation while attacks in the country's northwest continued, leaving at least thirty dead thus far.
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced that it supports Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
Hamas policemen intervened at a ceremony to honor martyrs and arrested members of the Fatah movement.
A suicide car bomber in Iraq killed at least 12 people after driving his bomb-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, one day after a man driving a stolen police vehicle wounded 14 people in Anbar province.
"Chaos" and tension are reigning in Damascus' besieged Yarmouk refugee camp with the rebel groups and militants who have returned to the camp, a PLO official said.
The Syrian government regained control of al Zareh in the central province of Homs on Saturday.
Egyptian left-wing presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi slammed the new electoral law, put into place on Saturday, saying that it "renders immune the decisions of the Presidential Elections Commission".
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
Gunmen fired at a police patrol in southern Lebanon. The police were searching for wanted members of the Resistance Brigades.
A cargo vessel that was allegedly carrying Iranian weapons bound for the besieged Gaza Strip arrived in the Israeli port of Eilat on Saturday evening.
March 8, 2014
Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president, issued a law on Saturday regulating the presidential elections.