August 26, 2013
The spokesman for the Egyptian interim government Ahmed El Meslemani said that the country is ready to move forward with its 'political roadmap' that it has defeated a conspiracy against the state.
August 25, 2013
The trial of high ranking Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leaders was postponed on Sunday because the defendents, former Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie and two deputies, were absent.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons Gamal and Alaa, former interior minister Habib El-Adly and his aides arrived in court on Sunday for their retrial over the killing of protesters during the January 25 uprising.
Six Yemeni airforce personnel were killed on Sunday after a bomb hit a bus transporting them to their military base in Sana'a.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and several leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood are due in court on Sunday over charges relating to the killing of protesters in separate Cairo courts.
August 24, 2013
The charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says it has treated upwards of 3 000 people in Damascus with symptoms of chemical poisoning.
Egyptian authorities re-opened the Rafah crossing into Gaza on Saturday, after shutting down the terminal
The Syrian government Saturday accused rebels of using chemical weapons in Damascus, with state media showing television footage of alleged evidence.
Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Saturday acknowledged chemical weapons had been used in Syria, although he fell short of saying who he thought was behind the attacks.
Syria's opposition coalition has confirmed that victims from an alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus have been taken abroad to undergo tests.
At least 25 people were killed and fifty wounded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Friday, following a suicide explosion in a busy park.
The Lebanese government will file a complaint with the UN over Israel's airstrikes on Lebanese territory Friday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel suggested on Friday that the Pentagon could be moving forces into place, ahead of possible military action in Syria.
Senior U.N. disarmament official Angela Kane visits Syria on Saturday to discuss inspectors' access to alleged chemical weapons sites.
August 23, 2013
The U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon Friday called for Lebanon and Israel to