November 26, 2013
Two Russian military instructors were killed by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday as they left a hotel in south Sanaa.
Challenging the belief that he is set to run for president, Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has said that the armed forces have no agenda other than protecting Egypt's stability.
Egypt's interim government has escalated its "diplomatic offensive" in recent weeks against foreign backers of the country's Islamists, most notably in its decision to sever ties with Turkey. However, how long can Cairo continue this initiative before it transforms into an offensive against the country's own future?
November 25, 2013
Rebels press an offensive east of Damascus and in southeastern Aleppo, in an escalation that in the past three days has killed scores of fighters on both sides, activists say.
The green light from Afghan President Hamid Karzai remains the only major obstacle delaying the realisation of the Afghan-US Bilateral Security Agreement.
A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced one man to death and 19 to long prison terms over their involvement in a 2004 attack on the US Consulate in Jeddah that killed five employees.
At least three people have died and many more have been wounded in clashes between Libyan state troops and Islamist militants in the restive eastern city of Benghazi on Monday morning.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart William Hague have pledged to work closely with the international community to bring peace to Libya, following a recent upswing in violence in the north African state.
A Cairo public prosecutor has referred former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and four others to a new trial on charges of embezzling state funds to build and renovate family homes.
November 24, 2013
Dozens of students protested at Cairo's Al Azhar university on Sunday, calling for justice after a student was killed during a demonstration last week.
Egyptian interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Sunday accused the Muslim Brotherhood of financing radical Islamists linked to Al Qaeda.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour issued a new protest law Sunday that has come under scrutiny with many saying that it fails to protect freedoms of assembly.
On Sunday, a Bahraini court sentenced 12 Shiites to 10-year jail terms each for attempting to kill policeman near the country's capital, while a policeman was acquitted for attempting to murder a Shiite protestor.
Egypt's 50-member constitution committee will vote on the final draft version of the constitution this week ahead of the December 3 deadline.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry said late Saturday that it had arrested two Gulf Arab citizens who are suspected of plotting "terrorist" attacks against the Kingdom.