December 30, 2013
Egyptian police arrested two reporters from the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news channel "on suspicion of illegally broadcasting news harming 'domestic security.'"
Two brothers have been sentenced to death after they killed their sister for "behaving badly".
December 29, 2013
A polio team was attacked by a bomb while administering vaccinations to children in Pakistan.
French President Francois Hollande is scheduled to meet with former Lebanese premier Saad Hariri and Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba in Saudi Arabia this week, according to announcements released Sunday.
Libyans gathered in the capital Tripoli in renewed demonstrations Sunday calling for the oust and resignation of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
A bomb attack on Egypt's military intelligence building in the country's Nile Delta region left four wounded Sunday.
Four U.S. military personnel were released Sunday after Libyan government officials briefly detained the individuals.
Sheik Ali Salman, leader of the Al Wefaq opposition political party in Bahrain, was arrested in Manama on Saturday.
New evidence presented in a New York Times report Saturday shows that the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi last year was not linked to Al Qaeda.
As his first diplomatic move in the New Year, US Secretary Of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East next week to help resume the so-called peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, a senior State Department official said Saturday.
December 28, 2013
At least one person was killed in clashes between security forces and students at Al-Azhar University in Cairo on Saturday.
December 27, 2013
Police launch teargas at students protesting killing of a 1st year Azhar student during earlier clashes with local residents in Cairo; Brotherhood clashes with police in several cities; 2 deaths reported
The assassination of former Finance Minister and advisor to Hariri Mohammed Chatah drew widespread condemnation from across the political spectrum on Friday as officials and politicians mourned the loss of a “moderate” voice.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri hinted Friday Hezbollah was behind the assassination of his senior aide, former minister Mohammad Shatah, saying the killing was another message to the March 14 coalition.
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed concern on Thursday over Egypt’s intensified crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood declaring it a terrorist group.