UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Sunday strongly condemned "the upsurge of violence in Egypt," which reportedly left more than 70 people dead, and urged "all Egyptian leaders to urge their supporters to show restraint."
Israel and the Palestinians plan to resume peace negotiations this week for the first time in nearly three years after intense US mediation efforts.
Over 1,000 convicts have escaped from a prison near Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, local media reported.
Egyptian police spokesman said Saturday that the police forces only used tear gas in the clashes erupted on Friday.
Clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi on Friday killed at least 19 people and injured over 700 across the country.
The Egyptian army is detaining ousted President Mohammed Morsi over accusations of kidnapping, killing soldiers and other charges.
Egypt's ousted Islamist-oriented President Mohamed Morsi was ordered into custody for 15 days over spying and jailbreak charges.
Syria's Foreign Ministry slammed Thursday the US intention to arm the Syrian rebels, saying it reveals America's role in fueling the domestic crisis in Syria.
The military chief who ousted Egypt's elected president called on the public to take to the streets to give him a mandate to tackle "violence and terrorism," in an address that pointed to a possible move against supporters of the Islamist leader.
A UN delegation tasked with investigating the reported use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict arrived in Damascus on Wednesday.
The death toll of continued Egyptian clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi has risen to 15 and the injured increased to 114 in the early hour of Wednesday.
A bomb exploded at a police station in a province north of Cairo early on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding 17 others, Health Ministry and security sources told Reuters. At least 9 die in Cairo violence