January 27, 2014
Despite the lack of an exchange deal, Abou Abeida, a Libyan militia commander, was released after five kidnapped Egyptian diplomats were surrendered by Libya.
Just hours after being promoted to field marshal, Egypt's head military council mandated that Chief Sisi run for President.
The trial of Mohamed Morsi will be aired on state-run TV on Tuesday, as the former Egyptian president and fellow members of the Muslim Brotherhood face a judge on charges of collaborating with Hamas and Hezbollah to break out of prison during the 2011 revolution.
Tunisia's main Islamist party Ennahda told reporters that it expects national elections to take place in October.
Egypt’s military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been promoted to the top military rank of field marshal on Monday, state television announced.
Attacks on Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party headquarters left the party's spokesman dead and seven others wounded.
After back and forth demands from Libyan militia group, all kidnapped Egyptian diplomats have been freed.
The new caretaker cabinet will govern Tunisia until after its upcoming elections.
January 26, 2014
The state news agency has reported that the President is in good health after surgery following a recent stroke.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour announced Wednesday that the country's presidential elections have been switched to take place prior to the parliamentary poll.
Sinai-based militants attack military bus in Sinai.
Libyan kidnappers who have took six Egyptian hostage this weekend have urged Egyptian authorities to release a Libyan militia commander immediately in exchange for the kidnapped Egyptians.
Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour will address the nation Sunday following Saturday's fatal revolution anniversary clashes that have left dozens dead.
Algeria's main Islamist party announced Saturday that they will boycott the country's upcoming elections.
Tunisia's newly appointed Prime Minister has failed to form a new cabinet under the transitional government, according to reports from late Saturday and early Sunday.