April 19, 2014
A foreigner has died of the deadly MERS virus in Riyadh, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73.
An American drone attack in Yemen has killed an estimated 20 people.
Bouteflika won his fourth term with over 80% of the vote.
April 18, 2014
Interim President Adly Mahmoud Mansour rejected calls to pardon three anti-regime activists, saying he did not want to interfere in judiciary affairs.
Turkey's parliament approved a new bill that grant's the country's intelligence agency greater immunity.
A Riyadh court accused activist Fadhel al-Manasef of writing "anti-regime" blog posts and sentenced him to 15 years in prison.
Two Hezbollah suspects planned an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13, according to the Bangkok Post on Friday.
The six Palestinians stand accused of the intent to carry out terrorist attacks in Lebanon.
April 17, 2014
Several arrest warrants were issued against Bilal Kayed Kayed before he was apprehended on Thursday.
Israeli-Palestinian talks are scheduled to resume Thursday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk.
Many Algerian youth will not be participating in the presidential polls scheduled to take place nationwide today. Rather, they are boycotting what they see as an unfair election process that is being used to maintain Algeria's status quo.
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
Egyptian riot police have clashed with students once again at Cairo's al Azhar University.
Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi told reporters this week that the Gulf rift between Qatar and its neighboring states has now ended.
Presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received over half a million recommendations, well over the 25,000 requirement, according to his campaign's legal advisor.