Following the appointment of a former high ranking Muslim Brotherhood official as a governor, clashes erupted outside the HQ of the Gharbiya governorate, injuring 15 people.
Two convicted rapists and killers were executed on Tuesday, just months after the country carried out its first execution in six years
World leaders are meeting in the UK in a bid to reach consensus on the Syrian conflict
The Turkish police carried out arrests across the country on Tuesday
Afghanistan's armed forces will be taking over the responsibility of national security from the US/NATO coalition immediately, Afghani President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday,
June 17, 2013
Afghan Taliban are set to open an office in the Qatari capital on Tuesday
Saudi Arabia says four more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths to 32 in the kingdom at the center of the growing crisis.
Tensions escalated in Turkey on Monday as the interior minister said the nationwide union strike by demonstrators protesting against police violence was 'illegal.'
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi swore in 17 new provincial governors on Sunday evening. Seven of them are members of the Muslim brotherhood
June 16, 2013
Ahead of planned protests in Cairo calling for early elections and the ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, radical Islamic preacher Waghy Ghoneim has said all those that rise up against "His Excellency The President" are criminals, thugs and disbelievers.
Kuwait's top court ordered the dissolution of parliament on Sunday and called for fresh elections
A total of 28 people have been killed from the SARS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said recently. Meanwhile, countries such as Jordan, France, the United Arab Emirates, Germany as well as Britain and Tunisia have reported infections of the MERS-CoV strain.
Jordan's King Abdullah has said that the Kingdom is ready to act defensively in the face of any threat to its security that arises out of the Syrian civil war.
The King returned to Saudi after Washington announced it will arm the Syrian rebels
"We have our Istanbul rally tomorrow. I say it clearly: Taksim Square must be evacuated, otherwise this country's security forces know how to evacuate it," Erdogan said prior to using police force.