Regional News

July 21, 2013

For Illustrative Purposes (SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
14:36 GMT

A US government report has found that since 2003 over 3 thousand so-called 'extremist' clerics have been dismissed in Saudi Arabia

 Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi raise pictures of the toppled leader in front of Army soldiers blocking Salah Salem highway in Cairo, on July 19, 2013.  AFP PHOTO /MARWAN NAAMANI
13:09 GMT

Hazem El-Beblawi says all political powers and parties must end their disputes

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman (/AFP/Getty Images)
13:00 GMT

President Michel Sleiman says he will push towards enforcing the "Baabda Declaration', which seeks to protect Lebanon from the violence raging in Syria

July 20, 2013

For Illustrative Purposes (BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
11:23 GMT

Women take to the streets for fashion.

EGYPT, Cairo : Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi raise pictures of the toppled leader and wave the national flag during a demonstration in Cairo, on July 19, 2013. (AFP PHOTO /MARWAN NAAMANI)
08:37 GMT

Across the country, mass protests in support of deposed president Morsi have taken place since Friday

A fighter in the Islamist Jabhat al-Nusra faction (Paul Watson/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
08:20 GMT

The British government has banned membership to Syria's Nusra Front

UN leader Ban Ki-moon on July 12 2013, at UN headquarters New York (ANDREW BURTON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
07:37 GMT

UN leader Ban Ki-moon welcomes the news of Israeli-Palestinian talks

US President Barack Obama (SAUL LOEB / AFP)
06:50 GMT

President Barack Obama has been briefed on military intervention options for the US in Syria

July 18, 2013

Men in Kuwait burn a picture of Hassan Nasrallah, supreme leader of Hezbollah, in June 2013. (AFP)
07:24 GMT

The Gulf Cooperation Council have moved to list the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.

July 17, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser give a joint press conference on July 17, 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Jordanian capital, Amman. AFP PHOTO POOL MANDEL NGAN
16:02 GMT

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Jordan to meet Mahmoud Abbas.

 EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton at a press conference in Kosovo last week. AFP PHOTO / ARMEND NIMANI
15:12 GMT

Catherine Ashton to meet with officials from the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo

Protestors chant slogans behind a barricade on July 14, 2013 in the center of Istanbul.  AFP PHOTO /GURCAN OZTURK
15:06 GMT

Egyptian security sources have warned the country should expect terrorist attacks

Turkish soldiers patrol in the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar near the strategic Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain late last year (BULENT KILIC/AFP)
14:40 GMT

Stray bullets from Syria strike Turkey, resulting in Turkish military firing back

Said Al Shehri, a high ranking AQAP official who was killed by a US drone attack. (Image courtesy of Al Arabiya)
08:38 GMT

Said Al Shehri, a high ranking official in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed by a US drone attack, according to AQAP officials.

Two veiled Egyptian women, supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, sit in front police standing behind barbed wire fencing that blocks the access to the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo on July 8, 2013. (AFP)
07:53 GMT

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 34 Muslim Brotherhood officials have been summoned in for questioning by the Egyptian state court.