October 25, 2012
The Syrian army will cease operations against rebels from Friday morning to Monday, thus implementing to a truce proposed by the international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi.
Important safety measures are taken to manage 4 million Muslims.
Investigators from the United Nations human rights body announced Thursday they want to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as the war in Syria killed more than 33,000 people since the uprising began in March 2011.
October 24, 2012
Sudan on Wednesday accused Israel of bombing a military factory in Khartoum, killing two, 18 months after it blamed Tel Aviv in a similar raid in Port Sudan.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that the final decision on the proposed truce during the Muslim feast of Eid Al-Adha (from 26 to 29 October), will be taken on Thursday.
One Palestinian was killed Wednesday morning in a new raid by Israeli warplanes in the Gaza Strip, bringing to three the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday night
October 23, 2012
Clashes between armed Sunni and Alawite groups have killed four people and wounded 15 in the Lebanese city of Tripoli, while calm returned to Beirut on Tuesday.
The bombing of a bakery in Aleppo by Syrian government forces killed at least 20 people on Tuesday
Qatar's Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani became Tuesday the first Arab ruler to visit Gaza Strip since Hamas came into power in 2007.
U.S. President Barack Obama, who will seek a second four-year term in the election on November 6, said Monday night that Iran will not have nuclear weapons as long as he is the president.
October 22, 2012
Fighting flared up Monday in Syria with new attempts of the army to remove the rebels from their strongholds, as an Arab diplomat expected there are slim chances of achieving a cease-fire this week.
At least two people were killed and dozens injured in clashes between Shiites and Sunnis last night in Beirut and other Lebanese cities
Jordan has foiled a major Al Qaeda plot to destabilize the country by committing attacks in shopping malls and killing Western diplomats in Amman
October 21, 2012
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to prevent Lebanese protesters from storming the Serail, the seat of Prime Minister Najib Mikati, whom the opposition demanded his resignation.
Thousands of people gathered Sunday in central Beirut to attend the funeral of General Wissam al Hassan, who was killed Friday in a car bombing attack in the district of Achrafieh.