December 23, 2014
Hundreds of Libyan civilians caught up in fighting between armed groups and government forces were killed since late August, the UN said.
A Shia Houthi fighter was killed after five bomb blasts rocked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Tuesday, according to reports.
Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Yemen have threatened to attack facilities belonging to the French oil company, Total.
December 22, 2014
Tunisian security forces on Monday used teargas to disperse a protest in the southern Gabes province after presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential runoff.
A group of Libyan students in Turkey has broken into their own embassy in Ankara in a row over scholarships.
Beji Caid Essebsi of the Nidaa Tounes party was declared winner of Tunisia's presidential runoff with 55.68 percent of the vote.
The favorite to win Tunisia's first democratic election, presidential hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi, claimed victory not long after the polls closed on Sunday in the country's first-ever democratic election. But interim leader President Moncef Marzouki says it is too early to declare a winner.
Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in the Tunisian elections despite official results not being announced till late Monday.
Eleven people were injured after a man shouting "Allah Akbar" drove his car into a crowd of pedestrians in the French city of Dijon.
Some 12 Houthi militants were killed Sunday following a series of blasts in the Radaa district, according to a local security source.
December 21, 2014
The polls close in Tunisia's run-off election. Essebsi's campaign is confident of a victory.
Th US-led coalition hit targets north of the Syrian city of Aleppo in at least 12 strikes.
Jordan ends its eight year ban of the death penalty by hanging 11 men convicted of murder.
Ten Apache helicopters arrived in Egypt on Saturday. The US had delayed the shipment due to Egypt's uncertain political situation.
December 20, 2014
Saudi security forces killed four anti-regime militants in clashes in the town of Awamiyah