June 4, 2014
Saudi Arabia's envoy to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri said Wednesday that a new aid program for Syrian refugees would provide $1.8 million over the next six months along with additional shelter and food.
Israel's prime minister sought approval for a controversial bill to force feed Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, similar to detainees in Guantanamo Bay.
John Kerry has arrived in Beirut.
Al-Wefaq has voiced concern over the safety and well-being of Bahraini prisoners who have reportedly gone on hunger strike.
The Lebanese Social Affairs Minister announced Wednesday that Lebanon would now only receive refugees who are fleeing from nearby border areas in Syria.
Israeli authorities revoked VIP travel permits from ministers of the new Palestinian government who planned a cabinet meeting in the Gaza Strip.
Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah, will deliver a speech Friday during a memorial ceremony.
The U.S. has released a statement expressing enthusiasm about working with Egypt's newly elected Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
King Abdullah welcomed the victory of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's presidential campaign and urged for a meeting in the Kingdom to raise funds for Egypt's new government.
Syrians opposed to President Bashar al-Assad's regime staged counter polls across the Middle East to condemn Tuesday's election.
General Haftar survived a suicide bombing that killed three of his men.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani received an invitation to the inauguration of Egypt's upcoming president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
The Jordanian Ambassador in Tel Aviv has criticized the Israeli government's handling of recent incidents at al-Aqsa mosque.
Clashes continue between al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The fighting has killed at least 60 militants this week.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt's newly elected president, gave his first televised speech shortly after his win was officially announced.