December 1, 2013
A key figure in the uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011, political activist Ahmad Maher turned himself into the Egyptian authorities late on Saturday after they issued a warrant for his arrest.
Syrian Prime Minister Wael Halki announced that President Bashar Assad is winning the war against the rebels and that "the era of victory is being created on Syrian soil" during a state visit to Iran.
Tunisian police arrested 10 alleged members of the banned Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia Saturday following clashes between security officials and members of the Salafist group earlier last week.
Civilians were killed crossing the Jordanian-Syrian border increasing death toll of the number of refugees by ten.
In what is being called a "day of rage", Israeli Bedouins protests against plans to relocate people to a southern region of the country.
Freedom being called for as an absolute right in the draft outline of Egypt's new constitution. So far, 50 of the 246 articles have been approved in the final document. Line by line details are being reviewed in back to back meetings.
November 30, 2013
Iran's President Rouhani calls the dismantling of his countries nuclear program a "red line" for Iran and shows no plan to move in that direction.
The international chemical weapons watchdog on Saturday confirmed that the U.S. will destroy the most dangerous of Syria's deadly chemical weapons stockpile at sea.
Government shelling of a small market near Aleppo in northern Syria killed at least six civilians on Saturday as watchdog Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that opposition forces re-entered the Christian-majority town of Maaloula.
Three civilians, including a teenager, were killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday as Syrian-linked clashes broke out across the restive city.
Egypt will vote on its final draft of the new constitution on Saturday.
A volunteer for the Israeli border police shot and killed a young Palestinian worker in northern Israel on early Saturday morning.
Southern separatists in Yemen held mass demonstrations on Saturday calling for independence from the north following a speech made by Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
U.N. General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned the international community against the mounting tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and called for an end to all new Israeli settlements in Palestine's occupied territories.
The top U.S. military commander stationed in Afghanistan apologised personally to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a drone strike that caused dozens of civilian casualties, including the death of a 2-year-old child.