June 8, 2013
Iran‘s hardline nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, was criticized by rival candidates over the lack of progress in nuclear talks with world powers. The vote, to be held on June 14, 2013, will be Iran’s first since the 2009 re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
June 6, 2013
Two soldiers have been killed in an explosion, a local security official told Al Arabiya news channel
June 5, 2013
Total of 9 news websites were unblocked on Wednesday, after they rectified their licensing status within the Kingdom
The Jordanian King's uncle by marriage is facing more than 30 years of hard labour and fines of an estimated JD280 million. The ruling was passed on Wednesday.
Turkey Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc apologized to demonstrators on Tuesday, but his gesture only seemed to fuel protesters.
June 4, 2013
43 NGO employees have been sentenced to between one and five years by Cairo court
A pair of twins died following a blaze in Fujairah recently.
A court in northwestern Bangladesh has issued a warrant ordering the arrest of a judge who has repeatedly defied summons to testify in a case involving the gang rape and murder of a college student in 2008.
A 22-year-old man died from a gunshot wound following a protest in Turkey on Tuesday.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel confirmed that the US will send Patriot missiles and F-16 planes to Jordan, initially to take part in an international military exercise but he confirmed that the equipment could remain in the Kingdom permanently
June 3, 2013
A 20-year-old Pakistani driver was charged with molesting a 13-year-old girl in an elevator recently, police said.
A police checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai region came under attack for the 39th time since the Egyptian Revolution, when unidentified gunmen shot at policemen, who returned fire at the attackers
The floodwaters from the Syrian crisis rose higher in Lebanon Sunday, with Lebanese security sources reporting that for the first time fighting between Hezbollah and Syrian rebels had occurred on Lebanese soil.
With reports of up to 1,500 wounded citizens trapped in Qusair, Syria insisted Sunday that the Red Cross would not be allowed access to the strategic town until fighting was over.
June 2, 2013
Contradictory reports of Jordanian news websites being banned emerged from the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission on Sunday, with the Head of the Press and Publications Department Shawabkah denying such a step but several sites were inaccessible shortly after his announcement