March 9, 2014
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
Gunmen fired at a police patrol in southern Lebanon. The police were searching for wanted members of the Resistance Brigades.
A cargo vessel that was allegedly carrying Iranian weapons bound for the besieged Gaza Strip arrived in the Israeli port of Eilat on Saturday evening.
March 8, 2014
Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president, issued a law on Saturday regulating the presidential elections.
Most schools in Egypt reopened Saturday after a delay due to political violence in the country.
The U.S. Department of State says recognizing Israel as a "Jewish state" is not a precondition for the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
The Free Syrian Army has appointed a new chief, Brigadier General Abdel Ilah al Bashir.
A new report estimates that Israel has lost 30 million dollars due to the recent boycott of Israeli products.
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
At least seven people were killed during a protest in Cairo as mass protests spread across Egypt on Friday.
March 7, 2014
Kerry visits the region again to consult with the king over Israel-Palestine talks
Saudi authorities also declare the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al-Nusra as terror groups
Fighting in Fallujah, a city in Iraq held by anti-government fighters, continues as government forces seek to take back the city.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas remains adamant in his refusal to recognize Israel as the Jewish state in current peace talks.
The prime minister's remarks come after several online leaks on social media sites suggested widespread corruption in the highest levels of Turkey's government.