May 16, 2014
Residents in Aleppo are suffering high water shortages due to the ongoing civil war between militants and Assad's Syrian army despite a recent ceasefire.
Militants clashed with Libyan forces led by a retired general in the country's second city, Benghazi Friday.
Two British journalists were abducted by militants while covering stories in Syria. The Times reporter Anthony Loyd was shot in the leg while his photographer colleague Jack Hill was beaten trying to escape.
Almost 65,000 Egyptian people worldwide voted on the first day of expat voting, with 20,000 coming from the UAE, according to the Presidential Elections Commission.
Over 14 million Yemenis, are in need of emergency aid, clean water and adequate sanitation, according to the country's newly appointed UN humanitarian coordinator, Johannes Van Der Klaauw.
Over 29 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his vest on the outskirts of Aleppo. Turkish officials said they treated up to 50 civilians for injuries, Thursday
May 15, 2014
Militiamen detained up to 250 Egyptian truck drivers days after an Egyptian national was shot dead in Benghazi.
Syrian rebels detonated 60 tonnes of explosives in a tunnel under a large army base, a militant commander confirmed on Thursday.
Two Palestinians aged 22 and 17 were killed by Israeli forces during the 66th commemoration of the Nakba in Ramallah Thursday.
A shootout in the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk prevented the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) from distributing aid, according to a statement Thursday.
Lebanon is due to limit the number of Syrian refugees entering the country, according to the Trade and Economy Minister Alain Hakim.
A car bomb went off in Baghdad’s Shia-dominated neighborhood of Karradah on Thursday, killing at least five people, including two policemen.
Arab and Western foreign ministers and leaders met Thursday in London to discuss new strategies to support Syria's opposition.
Lebanese lawmakers failed, for a fourth time in a row, to elect a new president.
A photo has emerged of the Turkish Prime Minister's adviser Yusuf Yerkel kicking a restrained relative of a dead miner in the town of Soma.