January 14, 2014
Clashes between pro-Mohamed Morsi supporters and Egyptian police resulted in the deaths of three protesters on the first day of a landmark vote on the new constitution, security officials said Tuesday.
Unknown gunmen fired on German diplomats in the Eastern Province of Saudi on Monday.
Bahraini forces belonging to the Al Khalifa ruling family have vandalized the Shiite shrine of Sasaa Sohan al-Abdi, a companion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
The poll is seen by many as a referendum on Mohamed Morsi's ouster and support for army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, to include his possible run for president in the future.
January 13, 2014
VP and Prime Minster of the UAE is hopeful that Minister of Defence General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi continues his role as head of the army thus refraining from any presidential run.
Egyptian expatriates began casting their ballots on the draft of the new constitution in 161 countries last week and most are voting "yes".
Two suspected militants were killed in an explosion near the Sinai city of Sheikh Zuweid on Monday, Egyptian security officials said.
After thousands of expats were deported from Saudi, the country is still working to fill the void left in their place.
The retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak is adjoined to February as more top officials are set to give testimonies.
January 12, 2014
Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour, who promised that the “new constitution will establish a modern civil state,” said the country’s new leader will have “full powers,” without detailing what these powers are in a television address on Sunday.
Libya's deputy industry minister was shot dead in his hometown of Sirte Saturday.
If the people demand him to be the new leader of Egypt, Army Chief Sisi will run for election.
Based on numbers from previous years, Afghanistan expects higher turnout due to more protected voting sites for the 2014 Presidential election day.
January 11, 2014
In efforts to monitor a ceasefire between Shiite rebels and hardline Sunni Salafists, Yemen troops began to deploy in the northern province of Saada on Saturday, a security official told Agence France-Presse.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday backed an Iraqi government campaign to recapture provincial strongholds from al-Qaeda-linked militants.