October 8, 2013
Egypt's Prosecutor General ordered on Monday comprehensive investigations into the violence that erupted in Cairo and outside the capital on Sunday. 53 people were killed in Cairo as seven security officials were killed elsewhere in Egypt.
October 7, 2013
Former Irbid deputy Abdul Nasser Bani Hani was killed on Sunday night during a tribal clash.
A woman was caught by a security guard as she was placing a bomb next to a primary school south of Baghdad.
Gunmen shot down the German Ambassador’s bodyguard in Sanaa. In another incident, a Sierra Leonean working for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was kidnapped.
Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour is due to travel to Amman on Tuesday, despite widespread clashes across Egypt causing the death of more than 50 civilians.
An attack on an army patrol near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia on Monday killed five Egyptian soldiers as a car bomb targeting security headquarters in Sinai killed two people and injured 50 more.
At least 51 people have died in Cairo after deadly riots broke out as pro-Muslim Brotherhood marches protesting against the army met pro-military groups in Tahrir Square.
October 6, 2013
At least 34 people were killed and more than 80 wounded on Sunday in Egypt between supporters of ousted former President Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt on Sunday released two Canadians that have been held without charges since mid-August. John Greyson and Tarek Loubani were arrested whilst trying to enter Gaza over the summer and are accused of taking part in pro-Morsi clashes.
As Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of Egypt's October 1973 war with Israel, the Egyptian military is preparing for an outbreak of violence as thousands gear up to flood the streets.
Bahrain's general prosecutor charged Shiite opposition ex-MP Khalil Marzooq Saturday for "inciting terrorist crimes" due to his public support for the February 14 Coalition that was formed during the February 2011 pro-democracy protests.
October 5, 2013
Egyptian police used tear gas to stop Islamist students from assembling in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square Saturday where security forces previously conducted a bloody crackdown on Morsi supporters in August.
Militants near the city of Bani Walid killed at least 12 Libyan soldiers at a checkpoint Saturday.
Tunisia's political transition dialogue between the Islamist Ennahda party and the opposition was officially launched Saturday to end the three-month political crisis in the country.
Supporters of ousted former Egyptian President Morsi are calling for new protests on the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war anniversary Sunday.