March 3, 2013
The president moves his former presidential campaign adviser into the position ahead of his planned trip to the region this month.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges bickering Egyptian political leaders to forge a consensus to pave the way for aid that could help lift their country out of its deep economic crisis.
March 2, 2013
Clashes between police and demonstrators in the Egyptian city of Mansoura leave one dead after allegedly being run over by a police vehicle.
March 1, 2013
The cash-strapped country's finance minister sends a proposal to offer up key monuments to international firms.
February 28, 2013
The Tunisian president testifies in the case of Chokri Belaid, the opposition politician gunned down outside his house.
The head of Israel’s nuclear program, who has top secret information, the highest security clearance and free access to the country’s most guarded sensitive sites, recently had his second laptop stolen, Israeli media reported Thursday.
February 27, 2013
Two days of discussion on Irans nuclear programme have reached a stalemate but more talks are planed in March, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said after talks in Kazakhstan.
The Egyptian president calls for everyone to join the talks but the opposition boycott means the dialogue is a fairly one-sided affair.
February 26, 2013
Fresh Negotiations between Iran and the so-called P5+1 group started on Tuesday in Kazakhstan, over the Islamic Republic's contests nuclear programme.
At least 19 tourists have been reportedly killed in a hot air balloon accident in the southern town of Luxor in Egypt.
The former presidential contender says it's time for Islamist rule to come to an end as Morsi's Egypt groans under the strain.
February 25, 2013
President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi visits the restive South in a show of strength following al-Qaeda raids and southern separatists attempts at secession.
February 24, 2013
An Austrian man, kidnapped in Yemen late last year with a Finnish couple, said in a video posted online that his captors will kill him in a week if their demands are not met.
Having previously announced April 27 as the beginning of the process, the Egyptian president moves the start date forward by five days.
Thousands of protestors take to the streets of the capital on Saturday to demand that the new prime minister steps down.