April 28, 2013
Israeli air strikes hit Gaza towns on Sunday morning, targeting fighters from Palestinian group Islamic Jihad.
April 27, 2013
Having previously stated that the use of chemical weapons by the regime against the Syrian people would be a "red line", US President Barack Obama announced that more substantial evidence is needed before any decisive action is taken
The wave of sectarian violence in Iraq continues as four people were killed after bombs targeted Baghdad-area mosques after Friday prayers
Police disperses Egyptian protesters with tear gas in Cairo as anti-regime violence escalates
April 26, 2013
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, the number of Syrians who have fled their conflict-ravaged country now tops 1.4 million. The agency warns that it is no longer able to meet the refugees' medical needs.
Hezbollah denied sending a drone toward Israel Thursday, several hours after the Jewish state said its fighter jets shot down an unmanned aircraft over the Mediterranean that originated in Lebanon.
April 25, 2013
Heavy clashes erupt for the first time in months in Syria's central city of Hama.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned on Thursday of attempts to return the country to “sectarian civil war,” as a wave of violence killed more than 140 people over three days.
The recently resigned head of Syrian’s opposition National Coalition demanded that the leader of Hezbollah withdraw his fighters from Syria, warning of a “plot” to drag the Muslim world into long-term Sunni-Shia strife.
The head of an Iraqi parliamentary bloc has lashed out at the government for letting its army intervene in anti-government Sunni led protests in Hawija, near Kirkuck.
A US military spokesman says the number of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has been raised to 92 based on evaluations by medical personnel at the American base in Cuba.
The minaret of Syria's famous 12th-Century Umayyad Mosque in the northern city of Aleppo is destroyed as rebels clash with government troops.
April 24, 2013
American Secretary of State John Kerry urged NATO to consider its role should evidence emerge that chemical weapons are being used in the Syrian conflict
The government on Tuesday won the vote of confidence of the Parliament with a majority of 82 out of the 149 deputies present.
Hundreds of Europeans are fighting with rebel forces in Syria to topple the regime of President Bashar Al Assad.