April 25, 2013
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned on Thursday of attempts to return the country to “sectarian civil war,” as a wave of violence killed more than 140 people over three days.
A US military spokesman says the number of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has been raised to 92 based on evaluations by medical personnel at the American base in Cuba.
The minaret of Syria's famous 12th-Century Umayyad Mosque in the northern city of Aleppo is destroyed as rebels clash with government troops.
April 24, 2013
The government on Tuesday won the vote of confidence of the Parliament with a majority of 82 out of the 149 deputies present.
Hundreds of Europeans are fighting with rebel forces in Syria to topple the regime of President Bashar Al Assad.
Reports of the release of two bishops abducted by gunmen in a rebel-held area of northern Syria are denied by sources close to the pair.
April 23, 2013
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad has used chemical weapons in Syria's two-year conflict, the Israeli military's top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday.
Two Aleppian bishops were reportedly kidnapped by Syrian rebels on the outskirts of the city on Monday evening.
A car bomb has exploded in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Reuters reports.
April 22, 2013
Judge keeps the ex-President behind bars, overturning a previous release order
The United States is to equip Israel with a range of advanced missiles and fighter jets.
An appeals court in Kuwait grants bail to a leading opposition figure convicted of insulting the ruling emir.
Mohamed Morsi has embarked on a cabinet reshuffle without consulting advisers, according to reports
The European Union on Monday is set to ease its oil embargo placed on Syria in favor of opposition fighters in the country, EU diplomats said.
Syrian government troops seize a town near Damascus, killing over 80 people, including women and children, opposition activists say.