April 18, 2013
Activists told Amnesty International that dozens of protestors have been arrested
Seven-strong group arrested for financing, recruiting and providing logistical support for al-Qaeda's regional activity
Around 200 U.S. Army planners will be dispatched to Jordan as the conflict in neighboring Syria worsens, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told a Senate hearing on Wednesday
April 17, 2013
As the announcement breaks of more U.S. troops deployed to Jordan to help contain Syria, we look at the U.S. ambassador to Jordan's affirmation of the U.S.'s solidarity with the Kingdom as borne out by Obama's recent visit and material aid flow.
The retrial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges of complicity in the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 revolution will begin on May 11.
The court also ordered that Prime Minister Hisham Qandil should be removed from his post for failure to nationalize the Tanta Flax and Oil Company
Syrian activists say a regime rocket attack on Wednesday morning on a village near the central city of Homs killed at least seven people.
The Saudi Arabian man who was put under armed guard at a hospital in the aftermath of Monday's Boston Marathon bombings is not a suspect, AFP reports.
April 16, 2013
A 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit Iran on Tuesday near the border with Pakistan
Police in Bahrain fired tear gas and clashed with students on Tuesday in a raid on a secondary school in the capital, Manama, AP reports.
At least 2,300 people have died under torture in Syria’s prisons since the outbreak of the war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights reported Monday.
One of the injured is an unnamed 20 year old man, the other is an unnamed exchange student
The heads of five major UN agencies on Monday issued a rare joint appeal to the intentional community to act immediately to save Syria from "disaster".
Syria's embattled President Bashar al Assad has issued a general decree granting amnesty for 'general crimes' committed during the conflict, according to state news agency SANA.
President Obama vowed on Monday that those behind the bombing which killed at least three people at the Boston Marathon "will feel the full weight of justice."