January 26, 2014
Israeli media reported on Sunday that Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon had approved plans to allow construction material into the Gaza Strip in order to help repair buildings destroyed in December's severe winter storm.
January 25, 2014
At least seven people were killed in clashes in Egypt on Saturday as police dispersed anti-government protests, Agence France-Presse reported the health ministry as saying.
Egyptian police fire tear gas and live rounds in the air to disperse anti-government protesters in the capital Cairo on Saturday, as the country marked the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak.
A day after an Egyptian diplomat was seized at the Egyptian embassy in Libya’s capital Tripoli, four staff were kidnapped, the Libyan government said on Saturday.
January 24, 2014
The United States and Saudi Arabia on Friday condemned a wave of bombings that rocked the Egyptian capital Cairo and killed at least six people and wounded several others.
January 20, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview with New Yorker magazine that he thought that there was a "less than fifty-fifty" chance long-lasting peace will be secured in the Mideast.
January 19, 2014
Ousted Islamist President Mohammad Mursi and 24 others including liberal activists who opposed his rule were ordered to stand trial for insulting the judiciary on Sunday, Reuters cited legal sources as saying.
The military wing of a Palestinian faction said Sunday that Israeli violations of a ceasefire with Gaza might lead to the ceasefire's end, the same day Israeli airstrikes injured two in the Strip.
January 18, 2014
Commercial attaché of Iran Embassy in Yemen, Ali Asadi, who was seriously injured after being shot by unknown gunmen in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, has succumbed to his wounds.
The cultural arm of the United Nations has cancelled the opening of a controversial exhibition at its Paris headquarters after coming under pressure from a number of Arab states, according to Israeli media.
January 17, 2014
Israel’s foreign minister summoned European ambassadors on Friday over pro-Palestinian “bias” which has harmed peace chances, Agence France-Presse reported his spokesman as saying.
January 12, 2014
Dozens of young Palestinians blocked major roads in Ramallah on Sunday morning in protest against the lack of public services resulting from the ongoing strike by employees of t
January 11, 2014
PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi said defining Israel as a Jewish state would signify that any Jewish person would have the right to return to Palestine, while Palestinians would lose that right.
The Palestinian Authority representative to the UN in Geneva Ibrahim Khraishi said on Friday that the PA has applied to participate in an upcoming international summit to find a solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria.
January 10, 2014
The head of Fatah's reconciliation team has confirmed that he will visit the Gaza Strip to meet with Gazan Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh in the upcoming days, as Hamas and Fatah look to reconcile.