January 3, 2013
UAE vice President and Governor of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid met with a senior Egyptian delegation to discuss the arrest of 11 Egyptians accused of forming a Muslim Brotherhood cell in the emirate.
Two UN peacekeepers are released in Sudan after the longest kidnapping in the history of the mission.
January 2, 2013
A popular Egyptian political satirist has been accused of insulting the country's President Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian prosecutors were interrogating on Tuesday an Israeli man in the Red Sea port of Nuweiba who is suspected of espionage, a judicial source told AFP.
December 31, 2012
A court in Bahrain sentences two police officers to seven years for beating to death a man in their custody.
Activists trying to deliver their petition to the state-appointed human rights commission are stopped in their tracks by security forces.
Security forces have the right to end protests under proposed new law.
December 30, 2012
At least two Egyptians have lost their lives and two others wounded in a bomb attack on an Egyptian Orthodox Church near the Western Libyan city of Misrata
December 28, 2012
The top prosecutor in the country orders an investigation in to political opposition figures who, he claims, planned to overthrow the regime of Mohamed Morsi.
December 27, 2012
The Israeli prime minister and the King of Jordan have met secretly to discuss the potential use of chemical weapons in Syria, it emerged on Wednesday.
According to Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper, Egypt's information minister, Hany Mahmoud, resigned over government pressure to cut off parts of his country's communication systems.
A group accused of plotting attacks in multiple countries has been dismantled by the UAE's security authorities.
December 26, 2012
For the first time since the constitution debacle, the Egyptian president speaks publicly to tell the people of Egypt that he wants a 'national dialogue'.
According to government sources, Moroccan police busted a recruitment cell for al-Qaeda in North Africa, including one man who was formerly detained under the anti-terrorism law.
December 25, 2012
Egypt’s new constitution, drafted and plugged by Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi, has been approved by 63.8 percent of voters in a two-round referendum, the election committee reported on Tuesday.