February 4, 2014
The Egyptian army shot dead 21 gunmen affiliated to a radical Takfiri group in the northern Sinai peninsula on Tuesday, a security official said.
One Tunisian police officer and two Islamist militants are dead after a raid on suspected militant homestead.
At least two people were killed when a bomb hit a bus carrying Yemeni soldiers in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, a medical source said, highlighting the government's weak grip on security in the impoverished country.
As part of regularly scheduled visits, Obama is expected to visit Saudi Arabia for discussion in March.
February 3, 2014
Jordan vows to ensure that its own interests will be kept safe in the Palestinian peace talks.
U.S. and Libyan officials announced Monday that the last of the chemical weapons that were around under former leader Muammar Gaddafi have been destroyed.
Mortar shells targeted the French Embassy in Yemen Monday evening.
February 2, 2014
Car bombs left three civilians wounded in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Sunday.
Meant to fight terrorism by imposing high penalties to funding sources, Saudi enacts counter-terrorism law.
January 31, 2014
Egyptian security forces broke up a set-in by backers of ousted President Mohammad Mursi in an area of Cairo on Friday, prompting heavy clashes in nearby streets.
A bomb exploded outside a police station in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Thursday amid clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces.
January 30, 2014
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered his firm backing to Egypt’s government on Thursday, saying the Muslim Brotherhood was "taking the country away from its basic values of hope and progress."
Tunisian Tourism Minister Amel Karboul submitted her resignation to Prime Minister Mahdi Jomaa over a trip to Israel in 2006, the state news agency TAP reported on Thursday.
Political groups gave mixed reactions to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces decision to allow El-Sisi to run for president in the next election.
January 29, 2014
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said Wednesday that the public's support for ruling Field Marshall Abdel Fattah Al Sisi becoming president is "evidence" that a military coup took place in 2013 with Mohamed Morsi's ouster.