May 2, 2014
Two fresh cases of the deadly MERS virus have been detected in Jordan, the country's health ministry said.
Over a thousand Iraqis were killed and just under 1,400 injured in attacks across Iraq last month, according to official figures released on Thursday.
At least five Libyan soldiers were killed after clashes broke out with gunmen on Friday. Eleven others have reportedly been injured across the city.
Nour al- Maliki has hailed the high turnout of voters for Iraq's parliamentary polls, calling it a "slap in the face of terrorism."
May 1, 2014
Five men were arrested in Beirut on Thursday after the army seized ammunition and weapons from two separate areas.
Fourteen militants have reportedly been killed with many more injured in fierce battles with the Syrian army between the country's border with Lebanon.
May Day parades took place across Lebanon on Thursday despite nationwide strikes by civil servants, unhappy with the unresolved wages dispute.
A new refugee camp opened on Wednesday 100 kilometers east of Amman to hold 130,000 Syrians, fleeing violence.
Several Israeli army tanks and vehicles entered Gaza on Thursday, witnesses said.
The Israelis are displeased with the U.S. State Department's 2013 Country Report on Terrorism because it includes a reference to Jewish settlers who harass and attack Palestinians in the West Bank.
ISIL publicly crucified two members of the Syrian opposition in retaliation for an earlier attack.
Israeli government forces have demolished more Palestinian homes near Hebron.
The United Nations Security Council commended the Iraqi people on their commitment to the democratic process.
Turkish police used tear gas and water cannons to stop protestors from demonstrating inside Taksim Square on Thursday.
The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism says there has been a 43% increase in terrorist attacks in 2013.