Regional News

July 26, 2013

EGYPT, Cairo : A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi stands on top of a make-shift barricade as they demonstrate near Cairo university on July 26, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE)
18:26 GMT

Tens of thousanda of demonstrators have gathered in Cairo both in support of and against the decision to oust former President Morsi.

EGYPT, Alexandria : Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi clash with opponents to ousted president Morsi in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/STR
17:42 GMT

2 people killed and 19 others wounded in Egyptian demonstrations.

TUNISIA, Tunis : A Tunisian protestor clashes with police in front of the interior ministry headquarters in Tunis following the assassination of leading opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi late on July 25, 2013.
15:05 GMT

Several thousand supporters of Ennahda government demonstrate in streets.

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protestors outside the Damascus gate in Jerusalem on July 15, 2013 during a demonstration against the Israeli government's plans to relocate Bedouins in the Negev desert.  (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)
14:24 GMT

UN Human rights chief Navi Pillay "alarmed" at Israeli plans to move up to 40,000 Bedouin from the Negev region.

TUNISIA, Tunis : A combination of pictures made on July 26, 2013 shows a portrait of late Tunisian lawyer Chokri Belaid on November 20, 2012 (L) and a portrait of late Tunisian opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi on October 23, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / KHALIL / FETHI BELAID
14:15 GMT

Tunisia's Interior Minister said Friday that Opposition Leader Mohamed al-Brahimi was killed with the same gun as politician Chokri Belaid six months ago.

For Illustrative Purposes. Hamas Graffiti. (Photo: Soman)
14:02 GMT

Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip have shut down the local offices of Al Arabiya TV and Maan Palestinian News agency.

TUNISIA, Tunis : An ambulance, carrying the body of Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, drives to the Charles Nicile Hospital in Tunis before an autopsy after Brahmi was gunned down in front of his home on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
13:18 GMT

Tunisia's Interior Minister has said a member of the Salafist movement is behind Mohamed Brahmi's murder.

TUNISIA, Tunis : Tunisians shout slogans in front of the interior ministry headquarters following the assassination of leading opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi on July 25, 2013 in Tunis. AFP PHOTO / KHALIL
12:54 GMT

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has called for calm as angry protesters take to streets of Tunis following assassination of government opposition figure Thursday

July 25, 2013

TUNISIA, ARIANA : Tunisians react outside a hospital after the killing of the opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi on July 25, 2013 in Ariana, outside Tunis. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
16:18 GMT

Thousands demonstrate in Tunis following assassination of Opposition Leader Mohamed Brahmi.

SYRIA, DAMASCUS : A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syrians looking at burned-out car bombs after an attack that at least killed seven people and wounded 62 on July 25, 2013 in Jaramana suburb in southeast Damascus. AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA
16:05 GMT

A bomb explosion in the Syrian capital has left at least seven people dead.

BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK - JUNE 16: General views of the Apartheid Wall at Bethlehem on June 16, 2013 in central West Bank. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
15:55 GMT

Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians will resume Tuesday in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry in attendance.

Syria's new opposition chief Ahmad Jarba in Paris this week  AFP PHOTO / PHOTO PIERRE ANDRIEU
14:47 GMT

Syria's National Coalition will meet in Turkey early next month in order to try and plan for provisional government.

Angelina Eichhorst (Source: Facebook)
14:44 GMT

Angelina Eichhorst, EU Ambassador to Lebanon, has said the decision to target Hezbollah demonstrates zero tolerance for acts of terror on European soil.

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad  with the newly-appointed governor of Syria's province of Quneitra Maen Salah-Eddin Ali, after he was sworn in on July 18, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA)
14:37 GMT

Syria has criticized the US for its decision to fund Syrian rebels, whilst calling for an international peace conference to end the Syrian conflict.

Mohamed Al Brahmi, courtesy of Al-Arabiya
14:15 GMT

Mohamed Al Brahmi of Tunisia's Democratic Patriots' Movement was shot dead outside his house Thursday.