October 28, 2013
International inspectors are not able to visit two remaining chemical weapons sites because of the security situation in war-torn Syria, the global watchdog said Monday.
Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party leadership announced that it may be willing to give up government seats, but not power in the upcoming transitional government according to televised interviews Sunday.
A homemade bomb targeting a police patrol in Bahrain wounded security officials in the Gulf country Monday.
Eight individuals believed to be involved in the deaths of Tunisian policemen from last week were arrested by officials late Sunday.
Israelis launched an airstrike on Gaza Monday in response to two rockets fired on Israeli land from the territory earlier this week.
US Lawmakers called on President Barack Obama Sunday to "repair ties" with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Three policemen were killed in Mansoura, in the Egyptian Nile Delta, early on Monday morning after unidentified gunmen attacked a security checkpoint.
Iranian negotiators will meet in Vienna this week to prepare for the upcoming nuclear talks with world powers in Geneva.
While the Lebanese Army reinforced its presence in the city of Tripoli Sunday, six people died as week-long fatal fighting between the Sunni Bab al-Tabbaneh and Alawite Jabal Mohsen neighborhoods continued. Lebanese MPs further accused the city's lawmakers for "failing to restore security."
October 27, 2013
International Peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi is to arrive in Damascus on Monday to discuss preparations for Geneva II conference.
Israeli government reject a bill by right-wing party Habayit Hayehudi to ban the release of Palestinian prisoners.
A series of car blasts hit 8 different areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday killing at least 49 people and wounding more than 90, pushing the October death toll from Iraq violence past 600.
Gaza militant fire mortal shells into Israel Sunday afternoon
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced Sunday that it received Syria's chemical arms destruction plan on time.
Germany cautioned Israel Sunday that diplomatic ties could be damaged if the Jewish state failed to attend a periodic UN human rights review on Tuesday. Israel has boycotted the review since March 2012 after the council announced plans to investigate how Israel's settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem may infringe on Palestinians' rights.