September 28, 2013
Thousands of people took to the streets in Bahrain to protest against the arrest of ex-MP Khalil Marzooq.
US President Barack Obama placed a telephone call to his Iranian counterpart Hasan Rouhani. The two leaders expressed a desire to resolve a stand-off over Iran's nuclear program.
September 27, 2013
Just one day after 23 people died in bomb blasts targeting markets in Baghdad, two bombs went off near Sunni mosques in the city.
At least 22 people, mostly children have died as a boat carrying asylum seekers from the Middle East has sunk off the Indonesian coast. The boat was on its way to Australia.
Clashes broke out between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters near the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
A car bomb in Damascus province has killed at least twenty people and wounded a further thirty.
In an interview with CNN, Egyptian presidential adviser Mostafa Hegazy called on the Muslim Brotherhood to join in "an Egypt for all Egyptians,"
A confidential report by the US and Russia suggests that Syria's chemical stockpile is largely "unweaponized" and can be eliminated quickly.
A young Saudi has been killed while being chased by religious police sparking anger in Saudi Arabia.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the current US brokered peace talks a "last chance" and insisted that the current peace deal must be "permanent."
Members of a deeply divided U.N. Security Council have overcome their differences to reach an agreement on a draft resolution on Syria.
Top officials from the United States and Iran met in New York. These talks mark the highest level contacts between the two nations since the Iranian Revolution in 1979.
September 26, 2013
A young man, once jailed for his involvement in a plot to attack Canada's Parliament, has been killed in Syria.
The United States will continue to provide support for Lebanon to address the growing challenges of the Syrian conflict as long as the country addresses the crises in a “responsible and practical way.”
Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has called for Israel's alleged nuclear weapons to be put under international control.