August 18, 2013
Former Lebanese PM Saad Hariri condemned Hezbollah and its leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a series of tweets made on Saturday. He accused the group of dragging Lebanon further into the Syrian conflict.
Lebanon’s health ministry said that the death toll from a car blast that hit a Beirut suburb on Thursday rose to 27
Egypt’s prime minister has proposed disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the government said on Saturday
August 17, 2013
Egypt's Orthodox Coptic Church announced Friday its support for the military in its fight against supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood.
A bomb explosion on the Iraqi-Turkish pipeline has halted the flow of crude oil to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan in Turkey.
Numerous Arab states have come out in support of the Egyptian military's crackdown on supporters of ousted President Morsi.
Egyptian police announced Saturday it had made 1004 arrests of alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood over the past 24 hours.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has accused Jihadist groups fighting in Syria for recent attacks against Hezbollah strongholds in Lebanon.
August 16, 2013
More than 60 people were killed across Egypt on Friday in clashes between pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters and security forces, according to tolls from witnesses, security sources and the health ministry.
At least 15 Egyptian policemen were killed during clashes with protesters supporting deposed President Mohammed Morsi, while at least eight protesters were killed on Friday in the Egyptian Mediterranean town of Damietta
The death toll in the blast that rocked Beirut's southern suburb of Dahieh on Thursday rose to 24
Alliance to Support Legitimacy called for a nationwide rally in a "millions' march of anger" on Friday after noon prayers to protest the security forces' violence against protesters and show their defiance to the "military coup".
August 15, 2013
Sunni militant group 'the Brigades of Aisha' have claimed responsibility for a car bomb in southern Beirut that targeted Hezbollah members.
A car bomb targeted a Hezbollah stronghold of Beirut on Thursday evening, killing 20 people and wounding over 100 more.
Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police members mourned those killed in Wednesday's crackdown on pro-Morsi camps across Cairo on Thursday afternoon.