August 24, 2014
Talks between a government delegation and Shia Houthis have failed following the Houthis rejection of a draft proposal on forming a technocrat government.
A senior Yemeni army officer and three solders were killed in separate bomb attacks believed to be carried out by al-Qaeda militants, officials confirmed.
August 23, 2014
Libyan Islamist militant group Fajr Libya announced Saturday its seizure of the Tripoli airport from rival nationalist militia groups.
August 22, 2014
Heavy fighting has once again broken out between rival militants around the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, forcing locals to flee their homes.
United Arab Emirates announced Thursday a harsher set of anti-terrorism laws amid global fears of Islamic extremism.
August 21, 2014
4 militants killed as Egypt's troops press on with daily offensives in Sinai
Regime forces in Bahrain have launched a new crackdown on anti-government demonstrations in the Persian Gulf country.
Thousands of Yemen's Houthi Shias staged an anti-government protest in the country's capital, Sana'a, giving leaders until Friday to resign.
August 19, 2014
Humanitarian aid workers are being attacked and killed at record rates.
Forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar have claimed responsibility for recent air strikes in Tripoli.
A Kurdish protester was killed and two others injured Tuesday during clashes with Turkey's security forces in Diyarbakir province.
Tony Blair has been urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for a year and is now facing the death penalty in a mass trial, which has been described as a “mockery of a court process”.
Turkish authorities summoned the German ambassador over allegations of spying. Germany's secret service, BND, is believed to have targeted Turkey since 2009.
August 18, 2014
MORE than 900 cases of sectarian incitement have been documented in Bahrain’s mosques and ma’atams within 12 months.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal met Sri Lankan Ambassador Mohamed Hussein Mohamed in Jeddah on Sunday to discuss strengthening bilateral relations.