January 20, 2015
Houthi militants surrounded the prime minister's residency in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after ongoing clashes with the army.
The raids targeted the country's "parallel structure", a group of Turkish bureaucrats and senior officials allegedly working to undermine the Turkish government.
January 19, 2015
The Houthi militia and the Yemen army agreed to a ceasefire, ending a day of intense fighting in Sanaa.
Human Rights Watch called on Bahrain's government to release detained activists including the head of the country's opposition movement, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Houthi rebels have allegedly taken over the country's state news agency and television station after clashes broke out earlier Monday morning.
Fresh clashes broke out between Houthi militants and presidential guards Monday in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
January 18, 2015
A bomb exploded near a fuel substation, while two more were found and detonated in a controlled environments by explosive experts. There were no reported injuries.
Following the abduction of Yemen President Abd Rabbuh Mansour's chief of staff Saturday, protests have broken out all over Yemen's capital Sanaa, where tribal leaders have threatened to shut oil production over the incident.
More violence spread through Yemen Sunday as an al-Qaeda-linked group claimed via Twitter it had killed a number of Houthi rebels in the central city of Radaa.
A French man was stabbed to death in front of his wife in a hate crime attack, a day after a Eritrean asylum seeker was killed in Germany.
Saudi security forces have begun building a security wall along the border with Iraq in a bid to prevent potential attack from Daesh.
Egyptian armed forces found and destroyed a 1,200 meter smuggling tunnel running from Sinai to Gaza. The tunnel held a large quantity of explosives and mortar shells.
January 17, 2015
A bomb injured two security guards in an attack on Algeria's embassy in Libya.
Algerian authorities rejected a French request to bury the bodies of the Charlie Hebdo attackers Cherif and Said Kouachi in Algeria.
Gunmen kidnapped Yemen president's chief of staff Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak Saturday amid heightened tensions among rebel groups in anticipation of a new constitutional draft.