April 17, 2013
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."
April 15, 2013
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was granted a release order in relation to charges over killing protestors but remains in prison on corruption charges
A Kuwait court on Monday sentenced opposition leader, Mussallam al-Barrak, to five years in prison after he was convicted of insulting the emir, an AFP correspondent said.
Jordan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said the country will appeal to the UN Security Council for increased aid to deal with the refugee crisis in the Kingdom
South Cairo Criminal Court is to decide on Monday whether former President Hosni Mubarak can be released or if he should remain in detention
April 14, 2013
All attackers confirmed dead after suicide blasts followed by armed attack
President Bashar al-Assad's forces on Saturday destroyed the Omari mosque in the southern city of Daraa where Syria's uprising erupted two years ago, opposition activists said on Sunday.