November 7, 2013
Washington looking to allies to assist UN in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons
Minister Hazem El-Beblaw says ousted President Hosni Mubarak will remain under house arrest even after the state of emergency ends on 14 November.
Moroccan King Mohammed VI told reporters late Wednesday that his country did not "need lessons from anybody" on its human rights record particularly in the annexed Western Sahara.
Acting on a tip off, the Turkish authorities on Thursday confiscated 1,200 rocket warheads some 30 miles from the Syrian border.
Libya's government announced Wednesday that it will stop paying armed groups from the 2011 uprisings and urged oil companies not to enter deals with terminals controlled by militia in the east of the country,
Three Islamist militants were killed by the Egyptian armed forces as the army continues its major crackdown on militant groups in the lawless Sinai peninsula.
November 6, 2013
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood lost its appeal case disputing the government's ban of the group's activities Tuesday.
After months-long investigations, Turkey arrested and detained 16 suspected Al Qaeda terrorists throughout the country.
While Turkey believes Morsi should not be held as a political prisoner, Egypt is outraged over Turkey requests to set what they believe to be a criminal prisoner free.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will be arriving in Amman on Thursday as part of a regional tour to discuss ongoing developments in the Middle East.
Tuesday's Muslim Brotherhood trial in the United Arab Emirates was adjourned until November 12th. Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians are accused of setting up an illegal branch of the Brotherhood in the Emirates.
November 5, 2013
Following former Egyptian president's anticlimatic trial date Monday, Mohammed Morsi reportedly spent his first night in the hospital after complaining of high blood pressure and high sugar levels.
Tunisia's president told reporters Tuesday that his country "will get through this difficult phase." However, the suspension of the national dialogue talks, the failure to choose an interim PM, and Ennahda's continuing leadership, may continue to exacerbate the political turmoil throughout the north African country.
The collapse of the ceasefire in northern Yemen between Houthi Shiites and Salafists in Daamaj has "security implications" for entire country, says UN envoy.
Fierce clashes between former rebels and security authorities at a checkpoint in Tripoli left two people wounded Tuesday. Protestors in Benghazi also burned several parts of the coastal city to demand the resignation of the current government this week.