June 3, 2014
Head of the Libyan Vital Installations Guard, Captain Azmy Al-Borghothy, was assassinated in Benghazi after backing renegade general Khalifa Haftar's war against militants.
Egypt's Interior Ministry is developing a system to monitor social networking sites.
A Palestinian man was killed at a checkpoint beside the West Bank city of Nablus late Monday. Israeli officials said the man opened fire at soldiers, while his family said he was unarmed.
Weather experts in Tehran have warned that another sandstorm could hit the capital Tuesday, a day after five people were killed in the extreme weather.
An additional four Hezbollah members were killed in Syria violence Tuesday, bringing the death toll up to seven in the past two weeks from the Lebanese Shia group.
The death toll from recent clashes between Yemeni government forces and Houthi fighters has reached 120.
President Bashar al-Assad voted with his wife Asma in Syria's widely criticized elections Tuesday according to the country's state broadcaster.
Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has denied accusations that he embezzled billions of dollars during his 33-year rule.
Turkish forces have fired on a village in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees flocked to border polling stations to vote in the presidential elections despite a threat from the Lebanese government that their refugee status might be revoked if they return to Syria.
Roughly 70 Palestinian prisoner who are on hunger strike have been taken to the hospital.
The new Libyan government has taken office despite the refusal of Abdullah al Thinni's cabinet to leave power.
Israel's Ambassador expressed disappointment that the United States government will continue to uphold ties with the new Palestinian unity government.
Syrians are heading to the polls this morning to vote in the presidential elections.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, 334 people were tortured to death in Syria in the month of May.