May 16, 2013
Surge in violence in Afghanistan: at least 15 victims in a car bomb attack in Kabul on Thursday.
Yemeni tribesmen released three kidnapped employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian agency and a Yemeni security source said on Thursday.
The manhunt has begun after seven officers were kidnapped by unknown assailants in North Sinai on Thursday.
May 14, 2013
The four new cases have been confirmed in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province
The video, which can't be independently verified, appears to show a man mutilating the corpse of a uniformed man, pulling out organs and placing the heart in his mouth
May 13, 2013
Car bomb goes off near a hospital in Libya, triggering a massive demonstration. Conflicting reports from news agencies on the casualty figures, with claims of death toll between three and 17.
The Afghan Taliban says it will release four Turkish hostages, captured last month, soon
Respiratory virus has killed 15 people of the 24 that have contracted it in Saudi Arabia since it was identified in September 2012
According to Egyptian interior minister, three militants with ties to an Al Qaeda cell were arrested in Cairo on Saturday after attempting to blow up an unidentified Western embassy.
May 12, 2013
Syria has denied being responsible for two car bombs which killed 46 people and wounded dozens more in a Turkish border town on Saturday.
The attacks follow two similar bombings in the city on Friday
Victory for the British government this week as Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada, Palestinian of Jordanian nationality, has said he will return to Jordan of his own volition if and when Jordan ratifies a treaty with the UK ensuring that he will have a fair trial in the country.
In what was billed as his first media interview since he was detained after his removal from power in 2011, former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak said it was too early to judge President Mohamed Morsi.
Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Guler blames groups supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the twin car bombings in Turkey on Saturday, which killed at least 43 people and left 140 wounded.
May 11, 2013
Supporters of ousted president Hosni Mubarak rallied outside court in his support during his retrial.