June 27, 2013
The head of Dubai Police believes unrest in the Arab world is making life tougher for police forces in their fight to wipe out drugs.
Tribesmen in the Yemeni province of Marib have launched an attack on an oil pipeline, disrupting the flow of oil
Turkey said on Wednesday it had asked Twitter to set up a representative office inside the country, which could give it a tighter rein over the micro-blogging site it has accused of helping stir weeks of anti-government protests.
Three Egyptians, two Arab-Israelis and four Israeli military intelligence officials have been put on trial over charges of spying for Israel.
At least two people were killed and 200 wounded on Wednesday after clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, security and health officials said.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi announced seven decisions on Wednesday, while barely mentioning next week's mass rallies to demand his ouster.
June 26, 2013
Armed clashes between rebels broke out in Tripoli, and an army officer was killed in Benghazi after a bomb in his car exploded.
Supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clashed in the city of Mansoura in the Nile Delta on Wednesday evening, leaving at least one dead.
Minister for internal affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani has been appointed the new prime minister of Qatar in one of several moves to reshuffle the cabinet by the new emir.
Qatar's new emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani spoke of regional issues and foreign policy during his first address to the nation, but did not touch upon the cabinet reshuffle that is expected to happen imminently.
Qatari insiders are expecting the current prime minister to be replaced by the minister of internal affairs, as the tiny Gulf state prepares for their new emir to make a nationwide address.
Saudi rights campaigner Abdulkarim al-Khader has been sentenced to eight years in prison for inciting sedition
Egypt's Salafist Nour Party will neither participate in 28 June pro-government protests by Islamist forces or 30 June anti-government protests by opposition forces, party leader Younis Makhioun announced Tuesday.
Jordan's King Abdullah expressed concern that the Syrian crisis will escalate into a regional conflict, divided along sectarian lines
Bedouin gunmen have kidnapped two Egyptian police officers in Sinai after firing shots at an ambulance carrying one of the officers, who was going to hospital.