March 24, 2014
The anti-coup alliance is calling for mass protests throughout Egypt in response to the death sentences recently handed out to members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa has said that Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi will shortly - in the upcoming couple of days - announce his presidential bid.
Bahraini government forces have attacked a Shia mosque in a village near Manama, in an alleged attempt by the ruling Al Khalifa family to silence the opposition.
A Minya criminal court on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges of murdering the deputy commander of the Matay district police station in Minya in August 2013.
Eight soldiers were killed and six were wounded on Monday when unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a military checkpoint in Hadramawt province in southeast Yemen, military sources reported.
Foreign ministers from the Arab League nations finally agreed to draft resolutions ahead of this week's summit in Kuwait despite growing tensions among member states.
March 23, 2014
The ongoing spat between Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will not be on the table during the Arab League meeting scheduled to begin on Sunday in Kuwait, according to a diplomatic source.
Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen held massive protests outside of the northern city of Amran Sunday after clashes Saturday left 12 people dead.
Egypt’s Presidential Elections Committee (PEC) is to meet on 30 March to announce a registration date for the candidates who will stand in the country’s presidential elections, a judicial source said on Saturday.
U.S. President Barack Obama is expected in Saudi Arabia on Friday where he will meet with King Abdullah and talk bilateral and regional issues.
Yemen's tribal leader accused Qatar for "financing chaos" in their country vis-a-vis their support of "terrorist organizations."
Renowned Egyptian politician Amr Moussa has spoken out about what Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi will be like as president - despite the fact that the latter is yet to announce his bid to run. Moussa said Sisi would ensure that the new constitution was honored.
One of Tunisia's diplomatic staff was kidnapped in Libya this weekend.
Egypt has decided not to invite Qatar or Turkey to an Islamic conference because of their relations with the Muslim Brotherhood.
March 22, 2014
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's Prime Minister, banned Twitter on Thursday, but Turkish citizens quickly found a way to circumvent the ban.