June 12, 2014
A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.
Two army officials have been killed in a suicide attack at an army checkpoint.
June 11, 2014
France´s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says that Iran must maintain access to only a few hundred centrifuges to overcome the impasse in nuclear talks between Iran, Germany and UN Security Council permanent member states.
Militants have seized the Turkish consulate in Mosul, taking 48 people to a militant base.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed deep concern over the Bahraini government's crackdown on political dissidents.
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has agreed to a truce during Libya's upcoming election.
June 10, 2014
Former parliamentary speaker Reuven Rivlin has beaten Meir Sheetrit to become Israel's tenth president.
Tensions remain high in the Sanah district of Al-Dhale after clashes between the 33rd Armored Brigade and gunmen erupted on Sunday.
Israel has advanced to its second round of voting in the presidential elections following failure in the first round to win an outright 61- vote majority.
Amnesty International and HRW called on Egypt's new president, Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi, to end "rampant abuses" in the country.
A Jeddah court sentenced two Shia activists to death for attacking security forces during a 2012 anti-regime protest on Monday.
On Monday, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea proposed selecting two then voting in one nominee from the March 14 and the March 8 coalitions other than himself and Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun.
June 9, 2014
The U.N. says Yemen's fragile democracy is vulnerable to sever humanitarian needs.
His Royal Highness Prince Zeid, Jordan's former permanent representative to the UN has been nominated to replace South Africa's Navi Pillay as the UN high commissioner for human rights.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi promised his people better lives within four years, based on honest engagement, not "shining hopes".