The Muslim Brotherhood on Monday rejected pleas from international envoys to "swallow the reality" that Mohamed Morsi will not return as Egypt's president.
Two officials say a secret message that was intercepted between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen led to the shutdown of U.S. embassies.
Turkey has successfully completed a trial run of a rail tunnel under the Bosphorus connecting Istanbul's European and Asian sides
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Araqchi said that London should take measures to restore relations with Iran, as it was Britain that has unilaterally severed ties with the Islamic republic.
Turkish police forces fired tear gas on anti-government protesters gathering in the areas around Silivri Courthouse, west of Istanbul, to protest against the verdicts of the major coup trial on Monday.
Iran's new president, Hasan Rowhani, took the oath of office before Parliament on Sunday, starting his four-year term as Iran faces grave challenges over its sluggish economy.
Iran and the United States signalled a fresh will on Sunday to seek to end the dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme
Yemen on Sunday boosted security presence around Western embassies in the capital as precautionary measures after the United States closed its embassy in Sanaa over alert of possible al-Qaida attack.
New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday Iran has considered the Syrian nation as its "friend and brother" and will regard the same, semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Western countries planned to close dozens of embassies in Muslim countries temporarily upon Washington's worldwide travel alert on Friday and the subsequent Interpol global security alert Saturday.
Israeli chief negotiator for peace talks Tzipi Livni said that the next round of talks with the Palestinians will be held in Israel in the second week of August, Israel Radio reported Saturday.
Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the Islamic world should unite to confront the "Zionist regime" of Israel.