September 25, 2013
Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday made an impassioned speech to the UN, calling for a political solution to the Syrian crisis and calling on the international community to help Jordan provide humanitarian assistance to the refugees who sought a safe haven in the Kingdom.
September 24, 2013
A group of political activists in Cairo calling themselves the Revolution Path Front and who oppose both the Egyptian military and the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood are launching Tuesday, aiming to work towards "bread, freedom and social justice".
September 23, 2013
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday hailed Saudi Arabia's "development and dignity" as the Kingdom celebrates its 81st National Day.
A Cairo court has banned "all activities" by the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group from which ousted leader Mohamed Morsi hailed. The group now has no legal status.
Two US airmen are still missing after late Sunday's helicopter crash in the Red Sea.
Tunisia's powerful labor union UGTT announced that it will be organizing protests to oust the current Islamist-led government after talks to implement a new transitional government to end the political crisis in the country fail Saturday.
A Cairo court will convene on Monday to deliver its verdict on the future of the Muslim Brotherhood Islamist party, after a leftist party called for its dissolution.
5,000 Moroccans led a peaceful protest in Rabat Sunday in response to price hikes on gas, growing cost of living, and unemployment trends in the country.
September 22, 2013
A spokesperson for the Egyptian constitution's drafting panel said it will be put to a referendum by November.
Military spokesman Ahmed Ali says calls for army Commander-in-Chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to run for president are a 'popular sentiment'; reiterates army won't intervene in politics.
Failed talks with the government Saturday have stalled efforts to end the political crisis in the country.
September 21, 2013
Search continues after Egyptian security forces regain control of Kerdasa, town near Cairo.
September 20, 2013
Tunisia's ruling Islamist-led government announced Friday its acceptance of a UGTT-drafted plan to hold national dialogues with opposition figures, reform the government cabinet, and hold new elections.
Security forces have been "hunting" for Morsi supporters in the town of Kerdasa Friday, after storming the town Thursday for the first time since August 14th.
At least 40 personnel were killed Friday from al-Qaeda attacks in southern Yemen.