June 8, 2014
According to the inmates' lawyers, Palestinian prisoners who are on a hunger strike are treated with brutality.
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in Sunday by the Supreme Constitutional Court as the country's new president.
Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are heading to Vatican city today to pray with Pope Francis.
Egypt is tightening security as it prepares for Sisi's inauguration ceremony later today.
An Egyptian court has acquitted four police officers who were involved in the deaths of 37 detained protesters who supported the Muslim Brotherhood.
Two Kurdish people died during clashes with Turkish police Saturday.
One person was injured on Friday when Israeli stun grenades hit a wedding celebration in East Jerusalem, a spokesman said.
June 7, 2014
Over 59 people were killed in clashes between militants and Iraqi security forces Saturday.
Iraqi security forces attacked militants in a university after the gunmen stormed the campus, holding staff and students hostage.
Hasan Nasrallah said during a speech Friday that Lebanon shouldn't rely on Saudi-Iranian talks to solve the election of a new president.
The UN has voiced concern over 480,000 people, forced to leave their homes in Iraq's Anbar province where clashes between tribesmen and militants have displaced thousands.
An Egyptian criminal court handed down 10 death sentences to pro-Morsi supporters, accused of inciting violence.
Syrian opposition members believe over 7,500 women were raped in the continuing three-year conflict.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike for over a month in Israeli prisons.
The Syrian branch of militant group ISIS has reportedly made gains towards Iraq, where they could unite with their counterparts across the border in the troubled Anbar province.