November 13, 2013
Saudi Arabia officially turned down its seat on the UN Security Council as the Kingdom's envoy sent UN Chief Ban Ki-moon a letter informing the international body of its decision.
Egyptian Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and his Russian counterpart are set to meet on Wednesday to discuss military cooperation between the two countries.
Saudi Arabia won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday despite KSA's recent crackdown in the last weeks on foreign workers.
Egyptian police arrested former minister Bassem Ouda Tuesday as part of the government's months-long crackdown on affiliates of the former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi
November 12, 2013
An Egyptian court ordered the nationwide emergency curfew to end Tuesday, two days before it was set to expire.
Egyptian presidential adviser Mostafa Hegazy said Tuesday that the final draft constitution is expected to be complete on December 3 and will put it to a referendum by the end of January.
After security officers attempt to sweep areas of Tunisia for militant activity, two wounded and one militant killed.
Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has promised to supply more aid to the state security forces struggling to restore peace to the volatile eastern city of Benghazi.
November 11, 2013
Jordan's Information Minister Mohammed Momani told reporters Monday that the Kingdom is "eager to assume" the United Nations Security Council seat that Saudi Arabia decided to decline last month.
On another leg of his Middle Eastern tour, US Secretary of State meets with UAE's General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss regional issues as well as UAE's continued relationship with the US.
The trial for nine al-Qaeda suspects who are accused of planning to assasinate Yemeni president Abded Rabbou Mansour Hadi commenced Sunday in Sanaa.
Muslim Brotherhood official Mohamed El Beltagi on Sunday condemned the Egyptian government's brutal crackdown on Islamists, adding that not even the Mubarak regime used such violence.
November 10, 2013
Fifteen Muslim Brotherhood leaders will face trail December 9 for allegedly inciting violence in Giza earlier this year.
Turkey's Foreign Minister landed in Baghdad Sunday for two days of meetings with officials to renew "chilled" ties with Iraq.
Two killed in violence during post amnesty period for Saudi workers.