February 20, 2013
A session of the Bahraini parliament was suspended on Tuesday when a rowdy argument between MPs erupted over last week's political turmoil and protests.
Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women for the first time in history, were sworn in on Tuesday in the presence of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz.
Unrest in Egypt continued in several governorates on Tuesday, as calls for civil disobedience escalated in canal governorates and spread to the governorate of Kafr El-Sheikh.
Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigned on Tuesday a day after announcing the failure of his initiative to form a government of technocrats.
February 19, 2013
Lawmakers in the joint parliamentary committees discussing electoral drafts approve the controversial Orthodox Gathering proposal following a walk-out by MPs from the Future Movement and Progressive Socialist Party.
Seven people are reported dead in Yemen after a military plane crashed into a built-up area near Change Square in Sana'a.
Mass protests continue in Egypt’s Port Said for the second day on Monday causing a stoppage in schools and the closing down of the Public Free Zone, which holds at least 29 factories.
February 18, 2013
A Rabat military court convicts 24 Western Saharan activists for their role in killing 11 Moroccan soldiers in 2010.
As thousands take to the streets to protest the death sentences handed down to local football fans, the city grinds to a halt.
February 17, 2013
Lower ranking officers will turn into thugs with the new weapons, according to one retired police colonel.
Four foreign nationals have been detained following suspicions that they were distributing evangelical Christian materials.
Security forces were on high alert across Libya Sunday as the North African nation marks two years since the start of the revolt that toppled Moamer Qaddafi after four decades of iron-fisted rule.
February 15, 2013
After reports emerge that the UAE helped track down the notorious Mossad agent, head of the emirate's police, Dhahi Khalfan, denies any involvement.
February 14, 2013
A four man Israeli team arrives in the Egyptian capital for talks.
The Islamic authority says it will be looking for a better relationship with Pope Benedict's successor.