August 7, 2013
The Yemeni government on Wednesday said that it had intercepted and stopped a huge Al Qaeda terrorist plot that sought to kidnap foreigners, take control of oil exports and seize two major cities.
The recent suspension of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly has been called a coup by an Assembly member from Ennahda, the Tunisian ruling Islamist party.
US and EU envoys in Egypt did not discuss ways to end the crisis between Egypt's interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood, says the Islamist pro-Morsi coalition.
August 6, 2013
Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Egypt's interim government to release jailed members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Lebanon's Future Bloc called Tuesday for the immediate withdrawal of Hezbollah fighters from Syria.
Britain withdraw all its embassy staff in Yemen Tuesday, with the US flying out certain American personnel from Sanaa.
Iran's new President Hassan Rowhani said Tuesday he is determined to resolve the dispute over Tehran's nuclear program.
US President is planning to meet with several high ranking Muslim Brotherhood officials in the White House to hear their views on Egypt in the aftermath of President Morsi's ousting.
Jailed deputy leader of Muslim Brotherhood Khairat El-Shater has spoken of a possible deal to avert further violence in Egypt, according to foreign diplomats and political sources in Cairo.
American officials have said Abdel El-Sisi is committed to "the formation of a constitution" and holding elections.
August 5, 2013
Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani has appointed his first Vice-President.
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been appointed member of Iran's Expediency Council by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Monday
Former Chief of General Staff Ilker Basburg given life imprisonment over military coup.
Interim President Adly Mansour is to form a new Supreme Council of Press, which oversees Egypt's press affairs, after an Islamist-dominant board was dissolved following the deposal of Mohamed Morsi.
A Syrian army helicopter fired rockets in northeast Lebanon on Monday.