October 10, 2013
A suicide bomb went off in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing four Egyptian soldiers and injuring five.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been freed by former rebels who seized him from a hotel earlier on Thursday following the capture of a senior Al Qaeda official on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that the Kingdom is MERS-free ahead of Sunday's annual hajj.
In an attempt to recover governmental leadership standards post Morsi, Egypt is drafting a new constitution.
Thirty suspects will be tried in the UAE next month for their alleged setup of an illegal branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Gulf country.
European Union official Catherine Ashton, who has worked closely with the Muslim Brotherhood and the interim Egyptian government, said that the clashes seen in Egypt this week prove the deep polarisation and mistrust inherent in Egyptian society.
The White House announced late Wednesday that it will withhold major military equipment and cash transfer aid to Egypt until the country's democracy and human rights record improves.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped by armed militants early Thursday while staying at a hotel in Tripoli and has been taken to an unknown location.
Algerian blogger Abdelghani Aloui, who was detained for "contempt" and "defending terrorism" after he posted cartoons online that mock the country's president Abdelaziz Boutelifka, is expected to file for bail Thursday.
October 9, 2013
Saudi Arabia issued a warning to Muslim pilgrims Wednesday to not use next week's hajj for "political purposes."
Yemen's national dialogue session scheduled for Wednesday was canceled after delegates from The Southern Movement and Zaidi Ansarullah staged a sit-in in Sanaa to protest the direction of the talks.
Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is due to stand trial on November 4 over charges that he incited the murder of anti-Muslim Brotherhood protesters.
An explosion targeting an Egyptian military intelligence office in the Sinai peninsula department heavily damaged the building on Wednesday but caused no casualties.
Egyptian military forces seized and destroyed weapons in Sinai.
White House has refuted allegations that US is halting military assistance to Egypt.