October 14, 2013
Egyptian police fired teargas at protesters supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi in the city of Alexandria on Monday.
Tamarod, or 'Rebel', the group responsible for the withdrawal of Egypt's confidence in ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, announced Monday they will be holding election rallies after Eid and rejected claims that it will cooperate with Mubarak-affiliated candidates.
Morsi defends his position, via his family, that negotiations are off the table for the upcoming schedule trial for charges on inciting violence.
Egypt's general prosecution has launched an investigation into a complaint that the pro-Muslim Brotherhood Rasd news outlet fabricated recent audio and video leaks in an attempt to slander military leaders and undermine Egypt's army and police.
Morsi supporters calling for Egyptians to demonstrate on the day of Arafat on the eve of the Eid.
October 13, 2013
After a recent capture of a Taliban commander in Iran, Kerry ensures efforts for a new security pact will not be lots.
Three Egyptian police conscripts were injured in North Sinai on Sunday after their interior ministry bus was attacked by unknown gunmen.
Bahrain police use force to stop protests by Shiite groups aiming at Sunni-led government.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and France stressed the need for a stable Egypt and called for the international community to provide more support to the Syrian opposition.
October 12, 2013
Thousands of separatists demanding secession gathered at Parade Square in the center of Aden on Saturday.
European Union countries expressed concern at a Brussels meeting that a potential economic collapse in Egypt could prompt a new surge of immigration to Europe.
1.325 million pilgrims were transported to the holy sites on Friday.
Egyptian naval personnel rescued 116 migrants traveling by boat after their vessel capsized Friday, but at least 12 migrants drowned before personnel were able to assist them to safety. Naval vessels were still searching for more survivors late Friday.
October 11, 2013
Bombs targeting Egyptian army vehicles in the Sinai border town of Rafah has left at least seven soldiers wounded Friday.
A car bomb targeting the Swedish consulate in Benghazi and the International Criminal Court's decision to allow Gaddafi's spy chief to be tried in Libya Friday have heightened questions regarding Libya's future during a week of renewed chaos in the North African country.