May 31, 2014
Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour has vowed for Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to take his post as the country's new leader on time, according to a legal aide.
Violent clashes between Houthi fighters and Salafi tribesmen in western Yemen left at least 12 people dead, officials say.
May 30, 2014
The UN has urged Lebanon to elect a president "as soon as possible" before there is further political uncertainty in the country.
President Adly Mansour cancelled ousted leader Mohamed Morsi's decree to pardon 52 men, imprisoned on terrorism charges.
The EU hailed Egypt's presidential elections as "democratic and free" as Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won the majority of votes, Thursday.
May 29, 2014
A 16-year-old boy was shot dead in Cairo by a police officer over a traffic dispute where the teen was allegedly driving down the wrong side of the road, Thursday.
Security forces in Lebanon denied allegations that two Syrians worked with a regional intelligence agency to assassinate Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai.
Saudi authorities recorded 13 deaths from the MERS virus, bringing the total people killed to 186 since 2012.
Former Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has resumed airstrikes on the city of Benghazi.
The Obama administration is planning to issue a statement that would back the Lebanese government after the presidential vacuum and call for the swift election of a new head of state, diplomatic sources said.
May 28, 2014
British wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cost over $50 billion, according to a prominent defence think-tank.
Bahrain's interior ministry denied wrongdoing after a report on violence and human rights in the country was released by the U.S. State Department.
Due to growing instability in Libya, the U.S. State Department has issued a warning urging Americans in Libya to leave as soon as possible.
May 27, 2014
The Syrian National Coalition called the expulsion of Assad's envoy to Jordan a "great victory," Monday, despite Amman attempting to downplay the incident.
At least five Yemeni soldiers were killed on-duty from a Shiite rebel-led attack on the officials in the city of Amran.