January 9, 2014
The United States' double standard policies in Syria and Iraq may undermine its ability and influence in the global fight against Al Qaeda and in the Middle East more generally.
63 Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to three years in jail on charges such as rioting, thuggery and weapons possession on Thursday.
The U.S. said Wednesday that despite the violence and troubles that have engulfed Cairo since Mohamed Morsi's ouster in July, Washington is looking to work on its relationship with Cairo.
Tunisia has appointed a new commission to oversee elections in 2014 as part of its efforts to form a transitional, independent government.
Bahrain announced late Wednesday that it has suspended reconciliation talks with the Shiite opposition majority amidst growing unrest.
January 8, 2014
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said Wednesday that he was ready to resign if the National Congress immediately replace him, and that the new cabinet will be appointed shortly.
The trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi - who has been charged with inciting the murder of protesters - has been postponed until February as Morsi was absent due to "bad weather".
Egyptian expatriates in 161 countries are expected to cast ballots for two days on the draft of the new constitution on Wednesday.
Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi will face his second trial Wednesday on charges of conducting acts of murder during December 2012 protests near the presidential palace in Cairo.
January 7, 2014
In a recent crackdown on corruption engulfing the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 350 police officers in Ankara - including top level officials - have been fired.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is poised to reveal secrets that relate to Israel and the Middle East, according to a close journalist friend of the ex-NSA employee.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the upcoming U.N. hosted peace conference in Geneva must work to eliminate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from Syria's future, because he is responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of civilians.
Egypt has summoned the Iranian charge d'affaires in Cairo over recent comments Tehran made on the escalating violence in Egypt, where it voiced concern over the crackdown on pro-Mohamed Morsi protesters.
January 6, 2014
Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select a new committee to oversee elections after its work weekend was disrupted by death threats against one of its members.
January 5, 2014
Assailants attacked a police outpost north of Cairo Sunday. No injuries or deaths have yet been reported.