October 6, 2013
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.
Clashes between Morsi supporters and security forces killed at least four people in Egypt Friday.
October 4, 2013
Thousands of Muslim brotherhood supporters took to the streets of Cairo to protest the ouster of ex-President Mohammad Mursi.
Gunmen have attacked an army convoy east of Cairo, killing two soldiers.
Three soldiers and four soldiers have died in a spate of violence across Iraq.
October 3, 2013
A new video has emerged showing Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fatah el-Sisi discussing with senior officers the best tactics to “neutralize” and “terrorize” the media.
One day after an attack on its embassy in Tripoli, Russia has evacuated all of its embassy staff and families to neighboring Tunisia.
Fifteen people were killed in an attack on a pro-government, anti-Taliban militia commander in Pakistan on Thursday.
Yemeni forces announced Wednesday that they have reclaimed control of their army headquarters in the south from al-Qaeda militants who seized the building earlier this week.
While Egyptian cabinet members pass draft legislation into law that criminalizes "ridiculing" the nation's flag, an EU convoy met with Muslim Brotherhood leaders to discuss steps for reconciliation between the Islamist opposition and the interim government going forward. Clashes in Suez late Wednesday were also reported, leaving one student dead in the fighting.
Kuwaiti opposition writer Mohammed al-Wushaihi received a three-month jail sentence Wednesday for using Twitter to post "tweets" about a former prime minister.