May 11, 2014
An Egyptian court sentenced 36 students from the famous Al-Azhar university to four years in prison over their roles in violent protests in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, judicial sources reported Sunday.
Presidential hopeful candidate Hamdeen Sabahi has vowed to protect Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi if he is elected president in this year's elections.
Israeli troops shot and injured a Palestinian man in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, locals and an army spokeswoman said.
20 Iraqi soldiers were killed after being kidnapped in northern Iraq.
Three militants thought to be members of AQAP were killed while trying to attack a security checkpoint near the presidential palace on Sunday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed Western allegations that the Islamic Republic is pursuing a secret nuclear program.
Security forces in Yemen prepare for reprisal attacks as violence continues in Yemen.
Dozens of people have been killed and several others wounded in the latest wave of bombings and shooting attacks across Iraq.
A Fatah spokesman on Saturday said that the PLO-Hamas reconciliation deal was making the necessary progress to be implemented within five weeks of the April 23 agreement as planned.
Over 100,000 civilians were forced to leave their homes in eastern Syria this weekend due to clashes between rival jihadist groups.
Four Libyans were killed in clashes between protesters and militants in Benghazi.
In a classified congressional briefing on visa restriction legislation, it was revealed that the U.S. considers Israeli espionage "has crossed red lines" as it is known to spy on the U.S.
Syria’s Supreme Constitutional Court says the three approved candidates, including incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, will begin their campaigning for the upcoming presidential election on Sunday.
The UN and Lebanese authorities on Saturday discussed the possibility of setting up refugee camps to assist the one million Syrian refugees in the country.
May 10, 2014
A series of bombings and shootings have killed 16 people across Iraq on Saturday including security forces.