May 23, 2013
Eight men in Saudi Arabia have been convicted of working for Al Qaeda and sending the organisation information on officials in the Saudi government.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called for unity in Egypt, in the face of growing disillusion with his regime, which came to power in 2011 and a growing petition for his removal from office.
May 22, 2013
The seven members of the Egyptian security forces were released after negotiations with local tribesmen
The seven Egyptian security force members kidnapped last Thursday were released early on Wednesday morning
Saudi officials announced on Tuesday that it had arrested 10 members of an alleged Iranian spy ring, including Saudi, Lebanese and Turkish citizens.
May 21, 2013
The five men were convicted of murder and committing a string of robberies across a number of towns in the the desert Kingdom
The Tunisian Health Ministry statement confirmed that a 66 year-old man has died from the coronavirus
May 20, 2013
The move could be a signal that the Morsi government is prepared to use force in a bid to return the captive soldiers
Two al-Qaeda suspects were killed in the bombing in central Yemen, which comes days after a similar strike was carried out in the south of the country, killing four
Just one day after Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would "take all necessary measures to protect Israel's security from the Syrian conflict", Syrian gunfire hit the Israeli occupied Golan Heights over night.
After clashes between Salafist hardline Islamist group Ansar Al Sharia and Tunisian security forces across the country on Sunday, there has been one reported fatality, three injured protestors and 11 policemen wounded.
On Sunday, Egyptian police closed down their Awja border with Israel in protest of the abduction of policemen by suspected Israeli militants on Thursday.
May 19, 2013
A video appeared online on Sunday which apparently shows the seven members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped last Thursday in the Sinai peninsula
Clashes between police and protestors erupted in Tunis on Sunday, after the government banned a planned rally
Egyptian President has been urged by the Egyptian army to give them the green light that will allow them to launch an attack on the kidnappers that seized policemen in Sinai on Thursday. AFP Photo