October 19, 2013
South Korea is scheduled to ship 1.6 million tear gas canisters to Bahrain by month's end. The small Gulf country has used tear gas in an unprecedented manner to crackdown on the country's anti-government movement.
Tunisia's ruling Islamist-led Ennahda party said Friday that they expect new elections to be held under the country's political transition plan within six months.
October 18, 2013
Unknown assailants gunned down Libya’s military police chief, Colonel Ahmed Mustapha al-Barghathi, Friday in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, security services said.
Security and military sources have said that a suicide car bomber has killed 12 soldiers and wounded six others in an attack on a military command center in southern Yemen's Abyan province.
Saudi Arabia said on Friday it refuses to accept its rotating U.N. Security Council seat, saying the council is incapable of ending wars and resolving conflicts.
Approximately 1.4 million Muslim pilgrims from 188 countries started leaving Saudi Arabia at the end of a largely incident-free haj.
October 17, 2013
Saudi Arabia was elected to serve as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council Thursday.
A Washington Post article released Thursday reported that Turkey intentionally revealed an Israeli spy ring working inside Iran in early 2012.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz called for Muslim unity and dialogue Wednesday as other KSA officials negotiated a weapons purchase amounting to 6.8 billion USD with the US Pentagon to "stay ahead" of its rival Iran.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy stated in an interview Wednesday that Cairo needs to "reconsider and better estimate" its relationship with the US in the future in response to America's decision to withhold aid from Egypt earlier last week.
October 16, 2013
In a video released just before the Eid, two Turkish pilots that have been held hostage since August speak on camera.
October 15, 2013
During an interview with Al Masry Al Youm, Egyptian Defence Minister Abdel Fattah El Sisi revealed that before Morsi's ousting, he attempted numerous times to reconcile the Muslim Brotherhood and opposition forces.
October 14, 2013
Egyptian police fired teargas at protesters supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi in the city of Alexandria on Monday.
Tamarod, or 'Rebel', the group responsible for the withdrawal of Egypt's confidence in ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, announced Monday they will be holding election rallies after Eid and rejected claims that it will cooperate with Mubarak-affiliated candidates.
Morsi defends his position, via his family, that negotiations are off the table for the upcoming schedule trial for charges on inciting violence.