November 5, 2013
Fierce clashes between former rebels and security authorities at a checkpoint in Tripoli left two people wounded Tuesday. Protestors in Benghazi also burned several parts of the coastal city to demand the resignation of the current government this week.
Diplomats meet in an attempt to establish salvaging discussion on peace in Syria. Several parties still unwilling to pull up a chair for a seat at the compromise table.
An article defining gender equality in Egypt has been rejected from the new draft constitution by the ultra-conservative Salafist Nour Party.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has set a hard date for November 20 for US to stop drone strikes or the open routes for NATO supply will be compromised.
Thousands of illegal workers were apprehended and await their final exit from the Gulf country.
November 4, 2013
Syria government vows to vaccinate all children after cases of polio emerged in the country's northeast.
The government in the Gaza Strip appointed a woman as their first English-language spokeswoman.
A Cairo court has adjourned the trial of ousted President Morsi due to his insistence not to change into the prison uniform and the defendants' chanting "Down with the military rule".
A high-ranking Libyan intelligence officer and his two-year old son were killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi on late Sunday evening.
Suicide bomber kills 4 in central Syrian town east of Homs, official says.
John Kerry, on one of several stops on his Middle Eastern tour, has just landed in Saudi and will be expected to discuss Middle Eastern relations overall with local Saudi leadership.
Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi arrived at the Police Academy in Cairo Monday to be tried for "inciting the killing of protestors" during December 2012 clashes outside the presidential palace. Security authorities have said that government offices and work will continue as normal, but protests and possible clashes between pro and anti Morsi camps are highly expected .
November 3, 2013
Tunisia's political parties have failed to choose an interim prime minister within the deadline designated in the political transition roadmap.The parties' leaders will meet Monday to try a second time to appoint an interim leader.
The Bahrain government jailed ten Shiites Sunday for forming an Iran-linked "terrorist cell" to launch attacks in the Gulf country.
Kerry's arrival in Cairo on the opening of Morsi's trial opens space for more discussion on democratic progression for Egypt.