January 21, 2015
A Turkish Court convicted two police officers of beating 19-year-old student Ali Ismail Korkmaz to death during the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
Armed Houthi fighters replaced the presidential guard Wednesday outside the private residence of the country's premier, Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, following a coup.
The men used a gas cylinder to explode a car in Manama in February of last year.
Four former ministers will not go to trial for an alleged graft case following a secret parliamentary vote.
The UN condemned an attack by Shia Houthi militants on Yemen's presidential palace following reports President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi fled the country's capital.
Kuwaiti authorities closed down the al-Watan newspaper, which was critical of the government and defied a gag order.
January 20, 2015
A spokeswoman described the move as "the completion of a coup."
A senior Shia activist in Bahrain has been given six months in jail for tweets insulting the Manama regime, a judicial court source said Tuesday.
Houthi militants surrounded the prime minister's residency in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after ongoing clashes with the army.
The raids targeted the country's "parallel structure", a group of Turkish bureaucrats and senior officials allegedly working to undermine the Turkish government.
January 19, 2015
The Houthi militia and the Yemen army agreed to a ceasefire, ending a day of intense fighting in Sanaa.
Human Rights Watch called on Bahrain's government to release detained activists including the head of the country's opposition movement, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Houthi rebels have allegedly taken over the country's state news agency and television station after clashes broke out earlier Monday morning.
Fresh clashes broke out between Houthi militants and presidential guards Monday in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
January 18, 2015
A bomb exploded near a fuel substation, while two more were found and detonated in a controlled environments by explosive experts. There were no reported injuries.