August 5, 2013
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been appointed member of Iran's Expediency Council by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Monday
Former Chief of General Staff Ilker Basburg given life imprisonment over military coup.
Interim President Adly Mansour is to form a new Supreme Council of Press, which oversees Egypt's press affairs, after an Islamist-dominant board was dissolved following the deposal of Mohamed Morsi.
A Syrian army helicopter fired rockets in northeast Lebanon on Monday.
Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour has said that his government will undertake all action necessary to confront violence and terrorism, in the midst of a crackdown on pro-Morsi supporters across Cairo.
August 4, 2013
During a meeting with Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian army Abd El-Fattah El-Sisi, leading Egyptian Islamists have demanded an end to bloodshed and serious national reconciliation.
The Sinai peninsula was calm over the weekend after the majority of 'terrorists' in the area have been arrested, according to Egyptian security sources.
A car bomb exploded in a recreational area west of Manama on Saturday, causing no injuries according to the Bahraini interior ministry.
August 2, 2013
Tammam Salam denounced on Friday the Baabda rockets incident.
The Tunisian army has launched a massive land and air operation against Islamist militants near the Algerian border.
Yemeni President's meeting with Barack Obama did not secure the release of Yemeni prisoners at Guantanamo Bay military detention center.
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel shied away Friday from accusing any one party of launching rocket attacks.
At least two rockets were fired near the Lebanese capital Thursday, with no reported casualties.
Secretary-General Bank Ki-moon's spokesman says peaceful protests in Egypt must be allowed to continue.
Hundreds of Palestinian residents of Israel demonstrated against plans to resettle thousands of Bedouin residents in the Negev.