August 10, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday al-Qaeda has been "broken apart" but that regional offshoots still pose a grave threat.
August 9, 2013
A huge Israeli airstrike was launched Friday afternoon targeting Egyptian militants at the Rafah border, according to news reports.
The European Union will continue with its mediation efforts in Egypt despite not making much progress so far, a spokesperson for EU high ranking official Catherine Ashton said Friday.
Saudi officials have said they arrested two men for plotting terror charges that are allegedly linked to the Al Qaeda threats made on Western interests in the Middle East.
August 8, 2013
The Egyptian presidency said Wednesday that foreign attempts to kickstart democracy in the country have failed due to unwillingness and violence on the part of the Muslim Broterhood
August 7, 2013
One man was killed and 46 people were injured on Wednesday after clashes broke out in the Egyptian city of Alexandria between supporters and opponents of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
The Yemeni government on Wednesday said that it had intercepted and stopped a huge Al Qaeda terrorist plot that sought to kidnap foreigners, take control of oil exports and seize two major cities.
The recent suspension of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly has been called a coup by an Assembly member from Ennahda, the Tunisian ruling Islamist party.
US and EU envoys in Egypt did not discuss ways to end the crisis between Egypt's interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood, says the Islamist pro-Morsi coalition.
August 6, 2013
Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Egypt's interim government to release jailed members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Lebanon's Future Bloc called Tuesday for the immediate withdrawal of Hezbollah fighters from Syria.
Britain withdraw all its embassy staff in Yemen Tuesday, with the US flying out certain American personnel from Sanaa.
Iran's new President Hassan Rowhani said Tuesday he is determined to resolve the dispute over Tehran's nuclear program.
US President is planning to meet with several high ranking Muslim Brotherhood officials in the White House to hear their views on Egypt in the aftermath of President Morsi's ousting.
Jailed deputy leader of Muslim Brotherhood Khairat El-Shater has spoken of a possible deal to avert further violence in Egypt, according to foreign diplomats and political sources in Cairo.