May 31, 2014
The UNHCR has opposed plans by Lebanese authorities to build refugee camps close to the border with Syria due to security issues.
Violent clashes between Houthi fighters and Salafi tribesmen in western Yemen left at least 12 people dead, officials say.
A four-year-old is said to be among the dead after Syrian militants attacked a residential area in Damascus Friday, killing at least two civilians.
May 30, 2014
Pope Francis invited both presidents from Palestine and Israel to pray in the Vatican for peace and stability in the Middle East on June 8.
Video footage has been released, allegedly showing the execution by Syrian militants of a teenage boy accused of robbery.
The UN has urged Lebanon to elect a president "as soon as possible" before there is further political uncertainty in the country.
President Adly Mansour cancelled ousted leader Mohamed Morsi's decree to pardon 52 men, imprisoned on terrorism charges.
Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier pledged $6.8 million to help support Syrian refugees and said he was hopeful other European countries would follow suit.
American officials confirmed that a U.S. citizen died in a suicide bomb attack while fighting alongside militants in Syria.
The EU hailed Egypt's presidential elections as "democratic and free" as Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won the majority of votes, Thursday.
May 29, 2014
A 16-year-old boy was shot dead in Cairo by a police officer over a traffic dispute where the teen was allegedly driving down the wrong side of the road, Thursday.
Palestinians hunger striking against unlawful detention in Israeli prisons since April 24 have been hospitalized and are in serious condition, according to a lawyer.
Security forces in Lebanon denied allegations that two Syrians worked with a regional intelligence agency to assassinate Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai.
Up to 4,500 Syrians fled to Turkey in the past three days due to a high number of air strikes carried out by Assad's regime.
Saudi authorities recorded 13 deaths from the MERS virus, bringing the total people killed to 186 since 2012.