December 22, 2013
The UAE announced Saturday that it has raised nearly $28 million for Syrian refugees.
A bomb exploded near an army checkpoint outside of Libya's Benghazi Sunday, leaving at least seven dead and injuring eight others.
December 21, 2013
Mohamed Morsi will be tried with more than 100 other defendants, including members of the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
December 19, 2013
Members of a constitutional committee which included former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan viewed the document with approval calling it "one step closer to democracy" in Egypt.
After probes into police practices as elections near in Turkey, Istanbul's police chief is relieved of his duty after corruption trails turn up bribery and threats of local governments.
Syrian Kurds on Thursday voiced their demand for their own delegation, seperate from both the government and opposition at next month's peace talks in Switzerland aimed at halting the conflict in Syria, Kurdish political leaders said.
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.