December 22, 2012
Clashes in the vicinity of Alexandria's Al-Qa’ed Ibrahim Mosque ahead of a contentious vote on a new constitution have escalated with the Ministry of Health announcing at least 37 injured.
Egyptians vote on Saturday in the final round of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that had plunged the country into crisis, and is likely to be approved.
December 21, 2012
A number of Islamist groups are calling for a rally "to defend scholars and mosques" in front of the Qaed Ibrahim mosque in Alexandria on Friday, ahead of the second day of polling on the new constitution.
December 20, 2012
A top official overseeing the controversial charter resigns, citing health concerns, at the same time as charges of foul play are brought against him.
President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi announces a restructuring of the country's army that promises to get rid of the relatives and cronies of ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.
December 18, 2012
Details emerge of how protestors have been treated by the Saudi authorities via Twitter user, @mujtahidd, widely believed to be a Saudi intelligence insider.
The man who the Egyptian president appointed to pass through his controversial new decree, offers to resign from his post.
December 17, 2012
Libya's parliament orders that southern borders are closed and martial law is imposed on southern states in an effort to curb the flow of illegal immigrants and goods in to the country.
December 16, 2012
Security forces are forced to stop hundreds of protestors from reaching the parliament building, after opposition activists claim electoral laws are anti-democratic.
While Cairo and Gharbeya voted against passing the charter, all other cities in Egypt have so far voted for Morsi's new constitution.
A recruitment network for al-Qaeda in North Africa is dismantled by Tunisian security forces.
December 15, 2012
Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak was injured when he slipped in a prison shower, while serving a life sentence, on Saturday, 15 December, as his country mills around polling stations to vote in a constitution referendum.
While Egyptians from the first tranche of voters voted as accusations flew of violations and seculars and Copts barred from polling stations, the results won't become crystallized till the second half have voted next week, 22 December.
After weeks of political turmoil with nation-wide rallies against President Morsi and fatal clashes between rival protesters, 10 governorates vote on controversial national charter in referendum first round.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation Friday afternoon, following the attorney general's decision to indict him on charges of fraud and breach of trust.