May 4, 2014
Ongoing clashes between al Nusra Front and ISIL have caused 60,000 to flee Deir Ezzor province in Syria.
A poll conducted by Egyptian polling centre, Baseera in cooperation with a program called "Yahdoth fi Misr" (Happening in Egypt), shows former army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi receiving the support of over half of the population.
An evacuation of rebel fighters from Homs that was set to take place Saturday has been delayed.
Despite their trial falling on World Press Freedom Day, three al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt have been denied bail again.
Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid says an agreement with Hamas is possible if they renounce terrorism and recognize Israel.
May 3, 2014
Aid had been halted after concerns arose that aid might fall into the hands of al-Qaeda backed groups.
Israeli setters will soon move into a new illegal colony in the occupied West Bank. The expansion of settlements has been criticized by the international community and human rights groups.
Ten-year prison sentences were handed down to 102 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday by Cairo's criminal court.
The landslide was likely triggered by heavy rain in the region.
Forty-nine Syrian and Palestinian refugees were detained in Lebanon's airport on Saturday for allegedly attempting to illegally leave the country.
Syria's army agreed to a ceasefire with rebels in the besieged city of Homs on Friday, allowing hundreds of militant fighters to evacuate from the city.
Iran already banned other popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter in the past.
Israeli extremists launched another price tag attack in Haifa on Friday and desecrated a grave in the al-Qassam cemetery.
Egypt's presidential candidates, leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi and ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, will kick start their campaigns on Saturday.
Two people were killed and three injured during clashes with security forces in Alexandria, according to Egypt's interior ministry.