December 26, 2012
According to government sources, Moroccan police busted a recruitment cell for al-Qaeda in North Africa, including one man who was formerly detained under the anti-terrorism law.
December 25, 2012
Egypt’s new constitution, drafted and plugged by Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi, has been approved by 63.8 percent of voters in a two-round referendum, the election committee reported on Tuesday.
December 24, 2012
Following promises that he would get rid of ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh's, cronies in the military, the new Yemeni president is reportedly considering reinstating Saleh's son.
The opposition says on Sunday that it is ready to appeal against the results, which saw Morsi's controversial constitution pushed through.
The minister of defense announces that land in certain areas will no longer be up for sale to civilians.
December 23, 2012
The editor of a liberal Saudi site, designed to allow religious discussion, is arrested and could face the death penalty.
Egypt's hotly disputed draft constitution, the first following last year's uprising, is sure to pass after unofficial results Sunday show that around 64 per cent of Egyptians voted in favour.
The people of Oman have reportedly turned out in droves for the beginnings of a democratic system never before seen in their country.
December 22, 2012
Egypt's Vice President Mahmdoud Mekki has resigned, announced the presidency in a statement released on Sunday early evening.
Despite misgivings about the United States Middle East foreign policy Arabs still look at the United States for guidance, support and backing against their dictators.
Clashes in the vicinity of Alexandria's Al-Qa’ed Ibrahim Mosque ahead of a contentious vote on a new constitution have escalated with the Ministry of Health announcing at least 37 injured.
Egyptians vote on Saturday in the final round of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that had plunged the country into crisis, and is likely to be approved.
December 21, 2012
A number of Islamist groups are calling for a rally "to defend scholars and mosques" in front of the Qaed Ibrahim mosque in Alexandria on Friday, ahead of the second day of polling on the new constitution.
December 20, 2012
A top official overseeing the controversial charter resigns, citing health concerns, at the same time as charges of foul play are brought against him.
President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi announces a restructuring of the country's army that promises to get rid of the relatives and cronies of ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.