November 25, 2013
At least three people have died and many more have been wounded in clashes between Libyan state troops and Islamist militants in the restive eastern city of Benghazi on Monday morning.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart William Hague have pledged to work closely with the international community to bring peace to Libya, following a recent upswing in violence in the north African state.
A Cairo public prosecutor has referred former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and four others to a new trial on charges of embezzling state funds to build and renovate family homes.
November 24, 2013
Dozens of students protested at Cairo's Al Azhar university on Sunday, calling for justice after a student was killed during a demonstration last week.
Egyptian interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Sunday accused the Muslim Brotherhood of financing radical Islamists linked to Al Qaeda.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour issued a new protest law Sunday that has come under scrutiny with many saying that it fails to protect freedoms of assembly.
On Sunday, a Bahraini court sentenced 12 Shiites to 10-year jail terms each for attempting to kill policeman near the country's capital, while a policeman was acquitted for attempting to murder a Shiite protestor.
Egypt's 50-member constitution committee will vote on the final draft version of the constitution this week ahead of the December 3 deadline.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry said late Saturday that it had arrested two Gulf Arab citizens who are suspected of plotting "terrorist" attacks against the Kingdom.
An Austrian lawmaker from the European Parliament has criticized what he called the increasingly authoritarian rule of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Islamist rebels have seized the largest oilfield in eastern Syria, according to reports from opposition activists.
November 23, 2013
Egypt downgrades its ties with Turkey on Erdogan support for Morsi and decided to expel its ambassador to Cario.
gypt decided Saturday to expel Turkish Ambassador Huseyin Avni Botsali after remarks made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Cairo deemed as being "provocative".
Lebanon says it has identified two suspects in the recent bombings near the Iranian embassy in Beirut.
November 22, 2013
The six largest Islamist rebel factions in Syria declared a new Islamic Front on Friday, forming the largest alliance of opposition fighters yet in the 2-1/2-year conflict.