December 19, 2013
An Islamist militant in Egypt blew himself up Thursday to avoid arrest.
Egypt's criminal court Thursday acquitted former president Hosni Mubarak's Prime Minister of "squandering public funds" and "facilitating the illegal sale of state land." Mubarak's two sons were also acquitted on similar charges.
Many Bahraini opposition activists have been detained, tortured or killed since the 2011 uprisings. For those still on the streets, time--and resources--are running out to stop government forces from dooming them to similar fates. We take a look at the growing movement of Bahraini activist asylum-seekers who are starting to flee the Gulf Island for protection elsewhere.
The United States Senate approved a bill Wednesday that restores aid to Egypt in full at $1.6 billion vis-a-vis granting U.S. President Barack Obama the "power to waive a federal law based on national security."
The United States officially blacklisted Algerian jihadists and a Syrian Islamist rebel group Wednesday.
The Swiss government has opted to hold funds from two ousted leaders as the investigation continues for the source of the funds.
December 18, 2013
The trial of the Egyptian police officers charged with killing 37 detainees by asphyxiation in August has been postponed until December 24.
Morsi officially being charged with conspiracy and acts of terror as the trial for the former President of Egypt continues.
Failing Afghan President Hamid Karzai's green light on a deal securing the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan post-2014, NATO would have to start preparing its troops for total withdrawal by this spring, according to top military commander Philip Breedlove.
Jordan demanded on Tuesday that Israel remove surveillance cameras at the city's sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Egypt's constitutional committee said Tuesday that it will "urge" Egypt's military chief to run for president.
Students attempting to march to a sit-in were stopped by police who used tear gas and hoses.
December 17, 2013
Syrian drug trafficker beheading in Saudi brings beheading death count to 76, the same amount from 2012.
After the worst winter storm in over 100 years, King Abdullah visits Baqaa refugee camp to ensure supplies and shelter are available.
A bomb exploded near a school in Cairo and fires erupted in an electric company in Alexandria Tuesday.