January 13, 2014
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.
January 10, 2014
Clashes in Egypt's Alexandria left one person dead on Friday.
The United States' top military commander to Africa told reporters Friday that the Pentagon is planning to commence training for Libyan soldiers by midyear to help "boost the [north African country's] security."
Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister Ali Larayedh resigned on Thursday to make way for a caretaker government as part of a deal with his opponents to finish a transitional period.
January 9, 2014
Egyptian will approve the constitution despite the fact that over half the population have not read the draft of the document, a new poll revealed according to the Egyptian Daily news website al-Ahram.
The United States' double standard policies in Syria and Iraq may undermine its ability and influence in the global fight against Al Qaeda and in the Middle East more generally.