February 23, 2014
A police car sitting in front of the Tunisian consulate was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade on Saturday. There were no casualties.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for a fourth term in an election in April, a government source said Saturday. Bouteflika suffered a stroke last year.
After opening on Saturday, the trial of Mohamed Morsi over jailbreak charges in the Cairo Criminal Court has been adjourned until Monday.
February 21, 2014
Egyptian football fans chanted anti-police slogans and torched cars in a clash with police on Thursday.
Libyans voted on Saturday to elect a panel that will draft the country’s constitution amid reports of paltry turnout reflecting deep political disillusion with the chaos pervading Libya since the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.
February 20, 2014
Two policemen and two wanted suspects were killed in clashes in Saudi Arabia's Shiite eastern town of Awamiya on Thursday.
11 suspected militants have been killed in the Sinai peninsula this week as the Egyptian army continues with its extensive campaign against Islamist insurgency in the restive region.
Libyans went to polling stations on Thursday to elect a constitutional committee in the latest development in the country's tumultuous political transition following the ouster of long-term ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
February 19, 2014
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday to meet Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.
On Wednesday, a Bahrain court jailed eight protestors and sentenced one to death as it continues to crack down on government dissidents.
As fractures emerge in the pro-Mohamed Morsi movement in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood supporters are reportedly seeking to talk with the interim government.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi is expected to meet with Japan's leadership Wednesday.
February 18, 2014
Libyan militias gave the country's interim parliament a five-hour ultimatum to dissolve Tuesday, threatening to kidnap any and all MPs who do not step down.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise stop in Tunisia on Tuesday, as he offers continued American assistance to the North African state.
Hardline Egyptian Islamist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has ordered all tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any foreigners who remain in the country beyond a deadline of Feb. 20.