August 11, 2013
President of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Baranzani, has said his region will defend Kurds in Syria.
A Palestinian crossing over from the Gaza Strip into Israel was killed on Saturday, with Israeli troops fearing a security threat.
2 militants were killed Saturday in a suspected U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen.
Attacks which left 61 dead in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday have been heavily criticized by the U.S.
Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of deposed President Morsi threatened to continue protests Saturday, after government warnings that demonstrations would be broken up by force.
August 10, 2013
Lebanon is stepping up security to ensure the security of tourists in the country, following the kidnapping of two Turkish pilots Friday.
An al-Qaeda-linked group has said it was the target of an Israeli drone strike in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday.
Israel will not sign with the EU any agreement inapplicable on the lands it occupied in the 1967 war.
A deal signed by Zimbabwe's government to provide Iran with raw materials needed for developing a nuclear weapons, has been uncovered by The Times newspaper.
Turkey will withdraw most of its United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon, in a decision taken prior to this week's kidnapping of two Turkish pilots in Beirut.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called on Egyptians to prevent the further loss of life
U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday al-Qaeda has been "broken apart" but that regional offshoots still pose a grave threat.
August 9, 2013
A huge Israeli airstrike was launched Friday afternoon targeting Egyptian militants at the Rafah border, according to news reports.
Two Turkish pilots were taken hostage in Beirut on Friday morning, prompting the Turkish government to issue a warning to all its citizens telling them to leave Lebanon.
The European Union will continue with its mediation efforts in Egypt despite not making much progress so far, a spokesperson for EU high ranking official Catherine Ashton said Friday.