November 17, 2013
Libyan residents in Tripoli are on a three-day strike to protest the past weekend's fatal militia violence, and government officials are calling on all militias in the country's capital to leave.
Turkey's meeting with Kurdish leadership this weekend posed as a promising start to tentative peace talks between the two clashing groups
A 48-hour state of emergency was declared in the Libyan capital of Tripoli in the early hours of Sunday, after deadly violence broke out between armed groups.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's adjourned trial is set to resume Sunday. The former president is being tried along with six security aides his former interior minister, and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal.
Syrian National Council Defense Minister Assad Mustafa said Assad's allies to launch an "organized invasion" in areas outside Damascus.
November 15, 2013
Norway on Thursday announced it will help the U.N. eliminate the Assad government’s chemical weapons.
Russia is offering to sell Egypt modern helicopters and air defense systems in a landmark deal worth $2 billion military.
Morsi moved to solitary confinement after his ten days in a hospital. The continuation of his trial is expected to start next week.
November 14, 2013
As possible flames of progress lessen between Egypt and US, Russia shows up as "available" for talks as a comforting rebound. Despite any rumors, Egypt is not expected to stray too far from the US.
Long-delayed Geneva II conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war will take place on December 12.
5 Palestinians suffer smoke inhalation in Ramallah area when suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a Palestinian house.
An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 12 Morsi supporters to 17 years in prison each on charges that they attacked the Sunni Islamic University, al-Azhar, and Egypt and Russia met for the second day in Cairo in a landmark visit to renew relations between the two countries.
During a rare live appearance from Beirut's southern suburb neighborhood of Rweiss on November 13, 2013. Nasrallah argued that failure to strike a deal with ally Iran over its nuclear programme would spell 'war in the region.'
Turkey's foreign ministry says it has asked NATO to extend for a year the deployment of Patriot missiles along the Syrian border.
November 13, 2013
Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi is planning on suing the army-installed government authorities over his removal from office in July, his lawyer told reporters on Wednesday.