April 14, 2014
As fighting raged across Aleppo and Damascus, Syria's President Bashar Assad said Sunday that he was planning to run for a third term in July's elections and that the conflict was coming to a "turning point".
Palestine's envoy in Washington told media outlets Sunday that U.S. congress members are calling for sanctions against the Palestinian Authority in response to the latter body's applications to join 15 international treaties.
Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni abruptly quits his post a week after the parliament tasked him with forming a new cabinet.
April 13, 2014
The army and Internal Security Forces' security plan that has been implemented in the northern city of Tripoli and in the eastern Bekaa Valley will soon be brought to Beirut.
Syrian President Assad says his regime's battle with opposition fighters worked in his favour.
Saeb Erekat, Palestine's chief negotiator with the Israelis, said "the Israeli decision to withhold these funds [from Palestine] is piracy. ... It cannot be maintained".
A Tunisian military court has ordered the release of the country's former leadership who were jailed after the country's 2011 revolution.
Israeli forces have arrested 49 Palestinians throughout the week.
Two people and dozens others - including two policemen - were injured during clashes in Algeria's northern province of Ghardaia.
At least a dozen people were killed in Iraq Sunday from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek.
At least four Yemeni soldiers were killed in three separate attacks throughout the country Sunday.
Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning, attacking worshipers with stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, as Muslim worshipers braced for raids by right-wing Jewish groups as Passover approaches.
The UN reports that only one fifth of pledged aid to Syrian has been delivered.
France's Algerians population headed to the polls this weekend to vote in their home country's presidential election which is set to take place nationally April 17.
Kuwait has imposed a news blackout on reports related to a recording that suggests there is a plot to overthrow the ruling government.