With a low turnout, Egypt's newly-written draft constitution garnered about 64 percent of the votes in a two-round referendum, a TV channel run by the Muslim Brotherhood said Sunday.
Egyptians started Saturday morning casting their votes in the final round of a controversial constitutional referendum that had stirred up divisions between the liberals and Islamists.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Miqati vowed Friday that the Lebanese-Syrian border would not be closed, Assafir newspaper reported.
The UN nuclear watch dog and Iran reached a preliminary agreement on structured approach at the meeting in Tehran last Thursday over Iran's disputed nuclear activities, diplomats said on Thursday.
Russia on Wednesday called upon Israel to end its plans for settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Egypt formally informed Israel on Wednesday its rejection of Tel Aviv's decision to build about 2,600 new settlement units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
The Syrian Free Army, the main armed opposition in Syria, has launched consecutive attacks on the suburbs of Damascus and even plans to shell the presidential residence.
Facebook - banned in Iran due to its use by activists to rally government opponents in 2009 - has an unlikely new member: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
An Italian engineer and two other people were abducted in Syria, a Foreign Ministry statement said on Monday.
A senior UN official in Iraq on Monday voiced his condemnation of attacks that occurred in Iraq's Kirkuk on Sunday night, killing at least 47 people and wounding over 110 others.
The Guinness World Records association acknowledged Monday the recently opened 354.7-meter JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai as the world's tallest hotel.
The deployment of Patriot missiles by the NATO in Turkey is "purely defensive", the alliance's secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday.