May 19, 2014
The Bahraini government intensified crackdowns on anti-government protests, and even clashed with funeral mourners of an anti-government demonstrator in Sitra this weekend.
May 18, 2014
Egyptian presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi said he will attempt to rebuild consensus in Egypt if he becomes president.
An Egyptian court has sentenced another 126 Muslim Brotherhood members to 10 years in prison for engaging in terrorist activities.
Three people were injured at a rally for Abdel Fattah al Sisi in Cairo when a man on a motorcycle threw a homemade bomb in the direction of the rally.
Clashes between armed groups in eastern Libya have left at least 79 people dead and 141 others wounded Saturday.
A group of 250 Egyptian truck drivers who were detained in Libya have been released.
May 17, 2014
Two separate bombings killed five people in Baghdad Saturday, officials said.
The Saudi Health Ministry reported three further deaths from the MERS virus bringing the total number of fatalities to 163 as concern amounts over preparations for Hajj in the coming months.
Yemeni officials vowed on Saturday to pursue members of Al-Qaeda as Sana'a announced capturing dozens of militants in recent days.
The death toll in Soma rose to 298 while rescue efforts continue as mounting criticizm grows against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
May 16, 2014
Militants clashed with Libyan forces led by a retired general in the country's second city, Benghazi Friday.
Almost 65,000 Egyptian people worldwide voted on the first day of expat voting, with 20,000 coming from the UAE, according to the Presidential Elections Commission.
Over 14 million Yemenis, are in need of emergency aid, clean water and adequate sanitation, according to the country's newly appointed UN humanitarian coordinator, Johannes Van Der Klaauw.
May 15, 2014
Militiamen detained up to 250 Egyptian truck drivers days after an Egyptian national was shot dead in Benghazi.
A photo has emerged of the Turkish Prime Minister's adviser Yusuf Yerkel kicking a restrained relative of a dead miner in the town of Soma.