January 8, 2014
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said Wednesday that he was ready to resign if the National Congress immediately replace him, and that the new cabinet will be appointed shortly.
The trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi - who has been charged with inciting the murder of protesters - has been postponed until February as Morsi was absent due to "bad weather".
Egyptian expatriates in 161 countries are expected to cast ballots for two days on the draft of the new constitution on Wednesday.
Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi will face his second trial Wednesday on charges of conducting acts of murder during December 2012 protests near the presidential palace in Cairo.
January 7, 2014
In a recent crackdown on corruption engulfing the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 350 police officers in Ankara - including top level officials - have been fired.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is poised to reveal secrets that relate to Israel and the Middle East, according to a close journalist friend of the ex-NSA employee.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the upcoming U.N. hosted peace conference in Geneva must work to eliminate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from Syria's future, because he is responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of civilians.
Egypt has summoned the Iranian charge d'affaires in Cairo over recent comments Tehran made on the escalating violence in Egypt, where it voiced concern over the crackdown on pro-Mohamed Morsi protesters.
January 6, 2014
Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select a new committee to oversee elections after its work weekend was disrupted by death threats against one of its members.
January 5, 2014
Assailants attacked a police outpost north of Cairo Sunday. No injuries or deaths have yet been reported.
Fighting between Shiite rebels, Sunni tribesmen, and Salafists in Yemen's northern region has left at least 23 dead over the past two days.
The series of car bombs throughout the Middle East in recent weeks are just not independent, random acts. Rather, the increase in violent chaos throughout the region may imply a weakening or shift away from meaningful diplomacy to resolve conflicts nationally, regionally, and internationally.
A Saudi Arabian Airlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday leaving 29 injured.
Tunisia's parliament sucessfully adopted Article 1 of its new constitution this weekend that stipulated that the Quran will not be the "main" source of law in the country.
January 4, 2014
Egypt summoned the Qatari ambassador in Cairo on Saturday following concerns expressed by the Gulf state over the crackdown on Islamist demonstrators.