October 31, 2013
Al-Qaeda assailants opened fire on a border patrol killing one soldier and injuring several more before escaping.
Morocco recalled its ambassador to Algeria Wednesday following Algerian president Bouteflika's comments that human rights violations in the Morocco annexed territory of Western Sahara need to be monitored "now more than ever."
October 30, 2013
Egyptian security forces stormed al-Azhar University campus on Wednesday to quell student protests against the military-backed government.
Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam Erian, who has been on the run since the state crackdown on the Islamist group, was arrested in Cairo on Wednesday morning.
A suicide bomber targeted a popular Tunisian beach resort in the city of Sousse on Wednesday. There were no casualties in the blast, according to local officials.
The government and the Prime Minister have made it a "priority" to fix Egypt's security situation, which means "controlling the Muslim Brotherhood and limiting their capacities," a source in PM Hazem El-Beblawi's cabinet said Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities arrested Nabil al-Maghraby who was previously jailed for Anwar Sadat's assassination, after authorities linked him with al-Qaeda bomb plot activities
October 29, 2013
Libya gunmen stole $50 million from a bank van on a highway east of Tripoli.
Jordan tried three Syrians on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle 36 detonators into Syria for anti-government rebels.
Two Egyptians were found dead in Eastern Libya and dozens of others have been reported missing.
The three judges presiding over the trial of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood general guide Mohammed Badie withdrew themselves from the proceedings at the start of a session on Tuesday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry hinted at an upcoming visit to Cairo that would be the first visit taken since the US stemmed its military aid to Egypt earlier in October.
A plan emerges as government in Tunisia turns to new leadership in the face of violence.
October 28, 2013
Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party leadership announced that it may be willing to give up government seats, but not power in the upcoming transitional government according to televised interviews Sunday.
A homemade bomb targeting a police patrol in Bahrain wounded security officials in the Gulf country Monday.