May 5, 2014
Syria's head of tourism believes the upcoming tourist season will be prosperous despite brutal ongoing violence throughout the country.
Members of the Syrian opposition will be allowed safe passage out of Homs in a deal reached recently with the Syrian government.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Meshal held "positive" talks Monday in Doha.
Violence in Iraq has killed nine people Monday.
Iran and the P5+1 group are set to resume expert-level talks on Tehran’s nuclear energy program in New York, an Iranian official says.
Al Azhar University has expelled 76 students over their alleged "involvement in riots."
Egypt's presidential hopeful and former military chief Abdel Fattah El Sisi vowed to protest all citizens and Islam this weekend when meeting with a group of Sufi leaders ahead of the country's late May elections.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy made it clear that Egypt does not wish to be isolated and wants to maintain its relationship with the U.S.
A bush fire driven by hot winds in the Baabda district forced the evacuation of residents on Monday as firefighters struggled to control the blaze.
At least nine people were killed in Syria's Aleppo Monday after rockets struck a regime-held area.
A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is in Tehran to discuss with Iranian officials a safeguards approach for the country’s Arak heavy water plant in line with an agreement reached between Tehran and the IAEA.
Arrangements are being made for some 3,000 Palestinian Authority policemen to join the Gaza government's security forces, a statement said Sunday.
Five Kuwaiti MPs have now resigned as of Sunday over the parliament's refusal to question the premier on corruption allegations.
Syria's parliament announced this week that President Bashar Al Assad will face only two challengers in the upcoming so-called presidential elections set for June third.
The head of the United Nations said Sunday that “bureaucratic resistance” by Bashar Assad’s government was preventing aid getting to millions of Syrians in need due to the 3-year-old conflict.