January 27, 2014
As Afghan forces take the lead in security operations, NATO lessens its security presence overall.
Deputy Prime Minister in Egypt resigns to be more effective in a non-political role.
Despite the lack of an exchange deal, Abou Abeida, a Libyan militia commander, was released after five kidnapped Egyptian diplomats were surrendered by Libya.
Just hours after being promoted to field marshal, Egypt's head military council mandated that Chief Sisi run for President.
Iran nuclear talks with world powers will resume in late February in New York, according to reports Monday.
The trial of Mohamed Morsi will be aired on state-run TV on Tuesday, as the former Egyptian president and fellow members of the Muslim Brotherhood face a judge on charges of collaborating with Hamas and Hezbollah to break out of prison during the 2011 revolution.
Not only are Syrian peace talks in Geneva deadlocked, but so is the promised aid into Syria's city of Homs.
Tunisia's main Islamist party Ennahda told reporters that it expects national elections to take place in October.
Egypt’s military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been promoted to the top military rank of field marshal on Monday, state television announced.
A minor earthquake shook southern Iran although no damages have been reported.
United States officials confirmed Monday that it has restarted nonlethal aid deliveries to the Syrian opposition.
Attacks on Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party headquarters left the party's spokesman dead and seven others wounded.
Aid convoy ready to enter Homs to relieve women and children after Syrian peace talks in Geneva give the open door.
Residents of Lebanon's northern city Tripoli are preparing for renewed violence and fighting as new, unknown fighters - presumed to be allied to Salafist leader Hussam al-Sabbagh - have entered the restive city.
In a wave of violence across Iraq on Sunday, militants captured at least five soldiers and at least 13 people were killed in a spate of attacks across the country.