Regional News

August 1, 2013

Egyptian supporters of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi hold his portrait and wave the national flags during a demonstration against the government in Cairo on July 31, 2013 ( FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
13:42 GMT

Egypt's Brotherhood has warned of possible massacre if police use force to disperse Morsi sit-ins.

Egyptian supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi queue to receive food just before breaking their fast during their ongoing sit-in protest outside Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo on July 31, 2013.  (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
13:29 GMT

Egypt's Interior Ministry has called on Morsi supporters to end their sit-in

Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters arrive in the northern Iraqi city of Dohuk on May 14, 2013, after leaving Turkey as part of a peace drive with Ankara. (AFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
13:03 GMT

The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has issued a September 1st deadline to the Turkish government in order to advance peace process.

LEBANON, Beirut : A picture taken on November 11, 2009, shows Hezbollah fighters, holding up Lebanese flags and the yellow flag of the militant Shiite Muslim group, as they parade on the occasion of Martyr's Day in the southern suburbs of Beirut.  AFP PHOTO/RAMZI HAIDAR
11:07 GMT

President Michel Sleiman said Thursday Hezbollah's use of weapons must be discussed, given group's military presence in Syria.

EGYPT, Cairo : German Foriegn Minister Guido Westerwelle (R) arrives with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil Fahmy (unseen) to give a joint press conference following their meeting in Cairo on August 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE
10:36 GMT

Representatives of the anti-Morsi 'Rebel' campaign met with German Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle, in Cairo this week

EGYPT, Cairo : A supporter of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi (portrait-L) walks past a barricade in Cairo on July 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE
10:32 GMT

The Muslim Brotherhood-led National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called for mass protests on Friday.

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie speaking during a press conference at the party's headquarters in Cairo in 2012. Badie and other high ranking MB officials have been sent to the Egyptian criminal court after being accused of inciting violence against anti-Morsi protesters. (AFP/File)
09:53 GMT

Three Muslim Brotherhood leaders, including it's supreme guide Mohamed Badie, have been sent to the Egyptian criminal court over counts of inciting violence against peaceful protesters.

An Egyptian supporter of deposed president Mohamed Morsi holds a portrait of him during a demonstration against the government in al-Nasr street in Cairo on July 30, 2013. (AFP)
09:05 GMT

The Obama administration's limited response to the ongoing crisis in Egypt is sparking fears that the US is trying to manipulate Egypt for its own gains and to maintain power in the Middle East.

Egyptian female supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi are seen during their ongoing sit-in protest outside Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo on July 31, 2013. (AFP)
08:05 GMT

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has rejected a statement released Wednesday by the Egyptian Cabinet that seeks to regulate pro-Morsi rallies. The Brotherhood has pledged to continue their sit-ins across the country.

July 31, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the head of Saudi Arabian intelligence on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
20:40 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the head of Saudi Arabina intelligence on Wednesday and discussed the recent developments in the Middle East, according to the Kremlin.

An Egyptian female supporter of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi waves a national flag during a demonstration against the government in Cairo on July 31, 2013. (AFP)
19:33 GMT

The Egyptian interim government said that they will take all measures necessary to prevent the acts of terrorism and road blocking that may occur during pro-Morsi rallies, sparking fears of a major crackdown.

Egyptian supporters of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi hold his portrait and wave the national flags during a demonstration against the government in Cairo on July 31, 2013. (AFP/Getty)
10:15 GMT

Islamist group Al Gamaa Al Islamiya has said that Morsi is set to reject a alleged proposal made by EU official Catherine Ashton that would give Morsi a "safe exit" if he renounced his claim to the presidency.

Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi protest in Cairo on July 30, 2013 (AFP)
08:45 GMT

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi marched across the Egyptian governorates on Tuesday evening as they demanded the reinstatement of the Muslim Brotherhood leader.

July 30, 2013

Tunisians protest after the death of Mohammad Brahimi last week. (AFP)
13:35 GMT

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh has spoken out against claims that the Islamist led cabinet may resign.

European Union envoy Catherine Ashton met with ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Monday. (AFP/File)
11:54 GMT

European Union envoy Catherine Ashton met with ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Monday and discussed means to end the violence currently sweeping Egypt.